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“carpal tunnel syndrome” in British English

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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

(Definition of “carpal tunnel syndrome” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“carpal tunnel syndrome” in Business English

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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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(Definition of “carpal tunnel syndrome” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)