lateral epicondylitis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n lateral epicondylitis 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)
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Usage

In literature:

The head of the radius can be felt to rotate in the dimple on the back of the elbow just below the lateral epicondyle.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
On the lateral parts of this extremity we find: internally, a prominence, the epitrochlea; and, externally, another, the epicondyle.
"Artistic Anatomy of Animals" by Édouard Cuyer
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