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Definition of "tenosynovitis" []

  • Inflammation of a tendon sheath. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "tenosynovitis" in a sentence
  • "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 thumb tendons."
  • "Extensor tenosynovitis has been described with windy cold exposure in temperatures from 0 to -25 ºC [39]."
  • "Extensor tenosynovitis of the hand from cold exposure."