plantar fasciitis

[ plan-ter fash-ee-ahy-tis, fas- ]

  1. a painful condition of the heel caused by inflammation or irritation of the plantar fascia, a tough ligament extending along the sole from the heel to the toes.

Origin of plantar fasciitis

First recorded in 1895–1900

Words Nearby plantar fasciitis Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023