Definition of Tennis elbow

1. Noun. Painful inflammation of the tendon at the outer border of the elbow resulting from overuse of lower arm muscles (as in twisting of the hand).




Definition of Tennis elbow

1. Noun. a painful inflammation of the extensor tendon of the humerus caused by overuse of the muscles of the lower arm ¹

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Medical Definition of Tennis elbow

1. Inflammation at the lateral epicondyle (bony process of the humerus) of the elbow and the tendons insertions. It has earned the name tennis elbow because of the common occurrence of this condition in tennis players (constant dorsiflexion of the wrist). See: medial epicondylitis. (13 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tennis Elbow

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tenner
tenners
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tennies
tennis
tennis ball
tennis camp
tennis club
tennis coach
tennis court
tennis courts
tennis dress
tennis elbow (current term)
tennis leg
tennis lesson
tennis match
tennis player
tennis players
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tennis racket
tennis rackets
tennis racquet
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tennis shoe
tennis shoes
tennis shot
tennis stroke

Literary usage of Tennis elbow

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1. Injured...What Now? by H.W. Muller-Wohlfahrt, Hans Jurgen Montag (1999)
"In its acute phase, "tennis elbow" causes intense pain, preventing any sports ... Acutely inflammatory "tennis elbow" The type of pain associated with this ..."

2. Orthopedic Surgery for Nurses by John McWilliams Berry (1916)
"The Elbow tennis elbow There is an acquired disability of the elbow known as, "tennis elbow." It is supposed to be due to a periostitis or to an arthritis ..."

3. On Some Common Injuries to Limbs: Their Treatment and After-treatment by Edward Cotterell (1885)
"LAWN tennis elbow, AND LAWN TENNIS ARM. These accidents have necessarily only ... Lawn tennis elbow consists in acute pain of the external condyle of the ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"Lawn Tennis claims the dignity of naming at least two injuries, the "tennis elbow and the " tennis leg." They exemplify the advantage of being in training, ..."

5. Tennis by John Moyer Heathcote, Edward Oliver Pleydell-Bouverie, Arthur Campbell Ainger (1890)
"widely known as tennis elbow, of which the first public mention is found in the ... tennis elbow has generally been attributed to the great and sudden ..."

6. Tennis by John Moyer Heathcote, Edward Oliver Pleydell-Bouverie, Arthur Campbell Ainger (1890)
"tennis elbow has generally been attributed to the great and sudden strain thrown upon the muscles of the arm ..."

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