Definition of epicondylitis in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌɛpɪkɒndɪˈlʌɪtɪs/


[mass noun] Medicine
A painful inflammation of tendons surrounding an epicondyle; tennis elbow.
Example sentences
  • Every year approximately four of every 1,000 adults has a problem with tennis elbow, or painful lateral epicondylitis.
  • The current best practice management for lateral epicondylitis involves a graduated tendon rehabilitation program that begins with relative rest of the injured tendon through avoidance of aggravating activities.
  • The pathologic process of epicondylitis involves chronic degenerative changes of the tendons at the region of the respective epicondyles.

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