Definition of “carpal tunnel syndrome” - English Dictionary


“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.

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