mouse elbow


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mouse elbow

(jargon, medical)
A tennis-elbow-like fatigue syndrome resulting from excessive use of a WIMP. Similarly, "mouse shoulder". GLS reports that he used to get this a lot before he taught himself to be ambimoustrous.

mouse elbow

The discomfort or pain associated with the inflammation of the tendons in the elbow due to the constant use of a mouse. See medical conditions and mouse.
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The warning follows previous alerts about medical problems triggered by repetitive use of computers, such as mouse elbow and joystick digit.