tendinitis

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

New Latin from tendin-, stem of Medieval Latin tendo, from Late Latin tenon, from Ancient Greek τένων (tenon, tendon, sinew)

NounEdit

tendinitis (countable and uncountable, plural tendinitises or tendinitides)

  1. Inflammation of a tendon.

Usage notesEdit

  • This spelling (tendinitis) is the one most commonly used in the US (COCA).
  • Tendonitis is the more common in the UK (BNC).
  • Scholarly use seems about equal (Google Scholar).

TranslationsEdit

Last modified on 7 October 2013, at 21:51