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"carpal tunnel syndrome" in British English

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carpal tunnel syndromenoun [U]

uk   /ˌkɑː.pəlˈtʌn.əlˌsɪn.drəʊm/  us   /ˌkɑːr.pəlˈtʌn.əlˌsɪndroʊm/ specialized
a ​medicalcondition of ​pain and ​weakness in the ​hand, ​caused by ​repeatedpressure on a ​nerve in the ​wrist
(Definition of carpal tunnel syndrome from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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carpal tunnel syndromenoun [C]

uk   us   (also carpal tunnel)
HR a ​medicalcondition 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 ​certainjobs, but not others.
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(Definition of carpal tunnel syndrome from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “carpal tunnel syndrome”
in Chinese (Simplified) 腕管综合征(腕部神经受压引发的手部疼痛乏力)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 腕管綜合症(腕部神經受壓引發的手部疼痛乏力)…
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