Definition of Epicondylitis

1. Noun. Painful inflammation of the muscles and soft tissues around an epicondyle.




Definition of Epicondylitis

1. Noun. (medicine) A general term for inflammation of the elbow or knee ¹

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Medical Definition of Epicondylitis

1. Inflammation of the epicondyle or of the tissues adjoining the epicondyle of the humerus. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epicondylitis

epiclesis
epiclike
epiclinal
epicness
epicoene
epicolic
epicomus
epicondylalgia
epicondylalgia externa
epicondylar
epicondyle
epicondyli
epicondylian
epicondylic
epicondylitis (current term)
epicondylus
epicondylus lateralis humeri
epicondylus lateralis ossis femoris
epicondylus medialis humeri
epicondylus medialis ossis femoris
epicontinental
epicoracoid
epicoracoids
epicorium
epicormic
epicortical
epicortisol
epicortisols
epicotyl

Literary usage of Epicondylitis

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1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1922)
"... and epicondylitis. These conditions all appear at points where the skeleton is very actively growing; they pursue a mild course and are believed to be ..."

2. Physical Fitness: A Guide for Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury by David F. Apple, Jr. (1996)
"Lateral epicondylitis Lateral epicondylitis, or "tennis elbow" is an overuse injury ... Tennis players develop lateral epicondylitis as the result of poor ..."

3. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1922)
"Existence and Treatment of So-called epicondylitis.1 The existence of ... The term "epicondylitis" should, therefore, be deleted from surgical nomenclature. ..."

4. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Selected Referencesby DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Other disorders that are included in NIOSH studies are tenosynovitis, tendinitis, and medial epicondylitis. Some of these overlap with other disorders ..."

5. Worker Protection: Private Sector Ergonomics Programs Yield Positive Results edited by Nancy Crothers (1998)
"... pushing, or pulling Navistar Injuries due to repetitive trauma, carpal tunnel syndrome, thoracic outlet syndrome, tendinitis, epicondylitis, ..."

6. Cumulative Trauma Disorders in the Workplace: Bibliography by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"... Ganglion cyst Lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow) Medial epicondylitis (golfer's elbow) Bicipital tendonitis Rotator cuff tendonitis Peripheral Nerve ..."

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