Definition of carpal tunnel syndrome noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


carpal tunnel syndrome

BrE BrE//ˌkɑːpl ˈtʌnl sɪndrəʊm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɑːrpl ˈtʌnl sɪndroʊm//
[uncountable] (medical)
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a painful condition of the hand and fingers caused by pressure on a nerve because of repeated movements over a long period
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: carpal tunnel syndrome