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tenonitis

[ten-uh-nahy-tis]
noun Pathology.
  1. tendinitis.
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Origin of tenonitis

1885–90; < Greek ténōn tendon + -itis
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Examples from the Web for tenonitis

Historical Examples

  • Tenonitis very rarely occurs, but may lead to matting down of all the extra-ocular muscles and defective movements of the globe.

    A System of Operative Surgery, Volume IV (of 4)

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tenonitis in Medicine

tenonitis

(tĕn′ə-nītĭs)
n.
  1. Inflammation of Tenon's capsule or the connective tissue within Tenon's space.
  2. Tendinitis.
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