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

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

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  • n. a painful inflammation of the extensor tendon of the humerus caused by overuse of the muscles of the lower arm

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

  • n. 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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