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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Inflammation of a tendon and its enveloping sheath.

Usage examples (10)
  • Whether or not it was carpal tunnel syndrome before, now I have been diagnosed with De Quervain's tenosynovitis, which is just a really fancy way of saying inflamed...
  • Extensor tenosynovitis of the hand from cold exposure.
  • Latona Allison developed tenosynovitis in her right wrist and now cannot work as a driver.
  • The book that rapidly compromises the circulation to your feet if it rests on your lap, places your wrists at high risk of a bout of tenosynovitis if you hold it up. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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