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repetitive motion disorder Syllabification: re·pet·i·tive mo·tion dis·or·der

Definition of repetitive motion disorder in English:


Work-related physical symptoms caused by excessive and repeated use of the upper extremities, especially when typing on a computer keyboard. Also called repetitive injury.
Example sentences
  • Repetitive Motion Disorder (RMD) is an umbrella term for a number of disorders.
  • The incidence of repetitive motion disorders is increasing and in 1990 comprised 48% of all reported workplace illnesses (up from 18% in 1980).
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