from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Inflammation of a tendon.

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  • n. Inflammation of a tendon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Inflammation of a tendon.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. inflammation of a tendon


New Latin tendō-, tendin-, tendon; see tendinous + -itis.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
New Latin from tendin-, stem of Medieval Latin tendo, from Late Latin tenon, from Ancient Greek τένων (tenon, "tendon, sinew") (Wiktionary)


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