noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek tenōn tendon (akin to Greek teinein to stretch) + New Latin synovitis — more at thin Date: circa 1860 inflammation of a tendon sheath

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  • Tenosynovitis — is the inflammation of the fluid filled sheath (called the synovium) that surrounds a tendon. Symptoms of tenosynovitis include pain, swelling, and difficulty moving the particular joint where the inflammation occurs. When the condition causes… …   Wikipedia

  • Tenosynovitis — Ten o*syn o*vi tis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. te nwn a tendon + E. synovitis.] (Med.) Inflammation of the synovial sheath of a tendon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tenosynovītis — (griech.), Sehnenscheidenentzündung …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • tenosynovitis — [ten΄ō sin΄ə vīt′is] n. inflammation of the membrane that surrounds and cushions any of certain tendons passing over a bone or through a joint …   English World dictionary

  • tenosynovitis — /ten oh sin euh vuy tis/, n. Pathol. inflammation of a tendon sheath, as from trauma, repeated strain, or systemic disease. [1885 90; TENO + SYNOVITIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • tenosynovitis — noun An inflammation of the fluid filled sheath (the synovium) that surrounds a tendon …   Wiktionary

  • tenosynovitis — Inflammation of a tendon and its enveloping sheath. SYN: tendinous synovitis, tendosynovitis, tendovaginitis, tenovaginitis. [teno + synovia + G. itis, inflammation] t. crepitans inflammation of a tendon …   Medical dictionary

  • Tenosynovitis — Sehnenentzündung; Sehnenscheidenentzündung; Tendinitis (fachsprachlich) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • tenosynovitis — [ˌtɛnəʊˌsʌɪnə(ʊ) vʌɪtɪs] noun Medicine inflammation and swelling of a tendon, especially in the wrist and typically caused by repetitive movement. Origin C19: from Gk tenōn tendon + synovitis …   English new terms dictionary

  • tenosynovitis — ten·o·synovitis …   English syllables

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