from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Med.) Inflammation of a tendon.
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When, however, the condition is simply that of synovitis or tenositis, a more or less acute condition, we may assume that suitable treatment and a long rest will bring about resolution.
-- We have seen from the pathology of this disease that it may commence either as a rarefactive ostitis, or as a synovitis and tenositis in connection with the bursa.