carpal tunnel

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carpal tunnel

n.
A passageway in the wrist through which nerves and the long tendons of the flexor muscles of the wrist and fingers pass.
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Noun1.carpal tunnel - a passageway in the wrist through which nerves and the flexor muscles of the hands pass
passageway, passage - a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass; "the nasal passages"
articulatio radiocarpea, carpus, radiocarpal joint, wrist, wrist joint - a joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones
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Still, I hope someone would design a waterproof iPad stand or a mobile phone holder that attaches to the water closet so I would not have to hold the phone all the time and get carpel tunnel syndrome that feels like I have a tennis elbow without even playing tennis.
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I had nerve damage in my arm called carpel tunnel syndrome which made the exams more of a challenge.
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Assessing general damages for pain and suffering at [euro]170,000 Mr Justice Cross said she was entitled to be compensated for the initial injury and the pain syndrome and carpel tunnel syndrome she suffered afterwards.
Olena Cole offers a comprehensive literature review exploring best practice in the treatment of carpel tunnel syndrome, a leading cause of work disability.
Cumulative traumatic disorders that dental practitioners face are carpel tunnel syndrome, ulnar or radial nerve entrapment, pronator syndrome, tendinitis, extensor wad strain, and thoracic outlet syndrome.
During the diagnosis of cases such as carpel tunnel syndrome (CTS) by electrophysiological investigation in nerve conduction laboratory, some cases were encountered where there was partial or total sparing of muscles from the effect of compression of the corresponding nerve supply.
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