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ten·di·ni·tisalso ten·do·ni·tis (tĕn′də-nī′tĭs)
Inflammation of a tendon.
[New Latin tendō-, tendin-, tendon; see tendinous + -itis.]
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|Noun||1.||tendonitis - inflammation of a tendon|
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)
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