- inflammation of a tendon sheath, as from trauma, repeated strain, or systemic disease.
Origin of tenosynovitis
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- painful swelling and inflammation of tendons, usually of the wrist, often the result of repetitive movements such as typing
- Inflammation of a tendon and its enveloping sheath.tendinous synovitis tenovaginitis
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