tennis elbow

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tennis elbow

n.
A painful inflammation of the tissue surrounding the outer side of the elbow, caused by strain from playing tennis and other sports.

tennis elbow

n
(Pathology) a painful inflammation of the elbow caused by exertion in playing tennis and similar games

ten′nis el`bow


n.
inflammation and pain at the elbow caused by strong, repetitive movements of the forearm and wrist.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tennis elbow - painful inflammation of the tendon at the outer border of the elbow resulting from overuse of lower arm muscles (as in twisting of the hand)tennis elbow - painful inflammation of the tendon at the outer border of the elbow resulting from overuse of lower arm muscles (as in twisting of the hand)
epicondylitis - painful inflammation of the muscles and soft tissues around an epicondyle
tendinitis, tendonitis, tenonitis - inflammation of a tendon
Translations
Tennisarm
épicondylite

tennis elbow

n (Med) → gomito del tennista

ten·nis el·bow

n. codo de tenista.

tennis elbow

n (fam) epicondilitis f (lateral), codo de tenista (fam)