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tennis elbow

Syllabification: ten·nis el·bow

Definition of tennis elbow in English:

noun

Inflammation of the tendons of the elbow (epicondylitis) caused by overuse of the muscles of the forearm.
Example sentences
  • Tennis elbow happens when one or more of these tendons become inflamed.
  • Weakness and inflexibility in the forearm muscles makes tennis elbow more likely.
  • Acupuncture is most effective at treating pain, such as headaches, tennis elbow, or muscle pain.

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