Skip to Content


Pronunciation: per'i-ten'di-ni'tis

Definition: Inflammation of the sheath of a tendon.

Synonym(s): peritenonitis, peritenontitis

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.