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carpal tunnel syndromenoun [U]

uk   /ˌkɑː.pəl ˈtʌn.əl ˌsɪn.drəʊm/ us   /ˌkɑːr.pəl ˈtʌn.əl ˌsɪndroʊm/ specialized
a medical condition of pain and weakness in the hand, caused by repeated pressure on a nerve in the wrist
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carpal tunnel syndromenoun [C]

uk   us   also carpal tunnel
HR a medical condition causing pain and weakness in the hand and arm, caused by repeated pressure on a nerve in the wrist: An assembly-line worker who has carpal tunnel syndrome may be able to do certain jobs, but not others.
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