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tendinitis

Syllabification: ten·di·ni·tis
Pronunciation: /ˌtendəˈnīdəs
 
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(also tendonitis)

Definition of tendinitis in English:

noun

Inflammation of a tendon, most commonly from overuse but also from infection or rheumatic disease.
Example sentences
  • Chronic shoulder problems usually fall into one of several categories, which include impingement syndrome, frozen shoulder and biceps tendonitis.
  • In tendonitis, joint movements against resistance elicit pain.
  • Achilles tendonitis is common when persons first take up athletic activities.

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