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tendinitis

[ten-duh-nahy-tis]
noun Pathology.
  1. inflammation of a tendon.
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Also ten·do·ni·tis, tenonitis.

Origin of tendinitis

1895–1900; < New Latin tendin- (see tendinous) + -itis
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British Dictionary definitions for tendonitis

tendinitis

tendonitis

noun
  1. inflammation of a tendon
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Word Origin and History for tendonitis

n.

see tendinitis.

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tendinitis

n.

1900, from Medieval Latin tendinis, genitive of tendo (see tendon) + -itis.

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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

tendonitis in Medicine

tendonitis

(tĕn′də-nītĭs)
n.
  1. Variant oftendinitis
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tendinitis

n.
  1. Inflammation of a tendon.
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