Definitions

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

Etymologies

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)

Examples

  • The star right fielder remains limited in his physical activity because of what the team is calling tendinitis in his left knee.

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  • Rays reliever Al Reyes, out since June 10 because of right shoulder tendinitis, is progressing and may throw batting practice this weekend. ...

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  • Right-hander Turk Wendell, who has been on the disabled list all year with elbow tendinitis, is expected to begin a rehab assignment shortly.

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  • The rate of cumulative trauma injuries, such as back problems and tendinitis, is about thirty-three times the national average.

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  • The injuries were, as a group, given the name tendinitis, since the suffix "itis" means inflammation.

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  • Ariz.) and the estyle. com Classic (Los Angeles) two weeks ago; withdrew from last week's tournament in Toronto with recurring left wrist tendinitis; is 33-9 at the U.S.

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  • When the Mets arrived in Los Angeles in May 2009, Reyes had been out of the lineup for four days with what the team called tendinitis in his right calf.

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  • Muscle strains, pulls, plantar fasciitis or a tendinitis are the usual suspects affected.

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  • XEROGEANES: If you don't do that, if you go out and just run two miles, or you go out and bike for a long time, then you're going to get overuse-type injuries, i.e. blisters, tendinitis, which is inflammation of your - the connections of your muscles to the bone.

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  • Acupuncture appears to be effective in the treatment of tendinitis, which is a chronic inflammation of the tendons, according to a panel convened by the National Institutes of Health in 1997 see pp.

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