Definition of Lateral humeral epicondylitis

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).




Medical Definition of Lateral humeral epicondylitis

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)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lateral Humeral Epicondylitis

lateral fossa of brain
lateral frontobasal artery
lateral funiculus
lateral funiculus of spinal cord
lateral gene transfer
lateral geniculate body
lateral geniculate nucleus
lateral ginglymus
lateral glossoepiglottic fold
lateral great muscle
lateral ground bundle
lateral group of axillary lymph nodes
lateral hermaphroditism
lateral horn
lateral humeral epicondylitis (current term)
lateral hypothalamic area
lateral hypothalamic region
lateral illumination
lateral incisor
lateral inferior genicular artery
lateral inguinal fossa
lateral inhibition
lateral jugular lymph nodes
lateral lacunae
lateral lacunar lymph node
lateral lacunar node
lateral lakes
lateral lamina of cartilaginous auditory tube
lateral layer of cartilaginous auditory tube

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