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Medical Term:

tenosynovitis

Pronunciation: ten'o-sin'o-vi'tis

Definition: Inflammation of a tendon and its enveloping sheath.

Synonym(s): tendinous synovitis, tendosynovitis, tendovaginitis, tenovaginitis

[teno- + synovia + G. -itis, inflammation]

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