epicondylitis


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ep·i·con·dy·li·tis

 (ĕp′ĭ-kŏn′dl-ī′tĭs)
n.
An inflammation of an epicondyle or of the tissues adjacent to it.

epicondylitis

(ˌɛpɪˌkɒndɪˈlaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) med the inflammation of an epicondyle or tissues around it
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Noun1.epicondylitis - painful inflammation of the muscles and soft tissues around an epicondyle
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
lateral epicondylitis, lateral humeral epicondylitis, 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)
Translations

epicondylitis

n (lateral) epicondilitis f (lateral); (medial) epitrocleítis f, epicondilitis f medial (esp. Amer)
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