Definitions for tennis elbow
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
inflammation and pain at the elbow caused by strong, repetitive movements of the forearm and wrist.
Origin of tennis elbow:
tennis elbow, lateral epicondylitis, lateral humeral epicondylitis(noun)
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)
a painful inflammation of the extensor tendon of the humerus caused by overuse of the muscles of the lower arm
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A condition characterized by pain in or near the lateral humeral epicondyle or in the forearm extensor muscle mass as a result of unusual strain. It occurs in tennis players as well as housewives, artisans, and violinists.
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"tennis elbow." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2013. Web. 25 May 2013. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/tennis elbow>.