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trigger finger

[′trig·ər ‚fiŋ·gər]
(medicine)
A symptom of tenosynovitis manifested as a temporary partial obstruction in flexion or extension of a finger that is followed by a snapping into the final position; results from a thickening of a tendon or localized reduction in the tendon sheath. Also known as snapping finger.

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1) Although trigger fingers have been reported in all ages, the highest prevalence is found in the sixth and seventh decades of life, occurring six times as often in woman compared to men.
He was around human beings, somewhere on planet Earth, at a time when way too many people try to solve their disputes with their trigger fingers.
That way next December we can wish everyone peace on earth and goodwill to men without crossing our trigger fingers.
ITCHY trigger fingers cost some Betfair punters dear as Justin Leonard stood over an eight-foot putt on the 18th hole to win the USPGA.
Webheads are rarely known for their patience, but lower aud levels are making for quicker trigger fingers this time of year.
On first viewing, I found the narrative slipping away from my rapt attention at times and I remember thinking even then that if I ever made a dance movie I would have to approach it differently than a choreographer would" recalls Maddin "Choreographers have a captive audience in theatre seats while on television you are dealing with itchy trigger fingers on the remote control
In concentrating on trigger fingers, Reno is changing the focus of the images.
For biomechanical analysis of trigger fingers, a custom device was developed to measure the resistance forces of the flexor tendons for the trigger fingers.
Still, those two recent experiences make me wonder whether Intentional Trigger Slap might not be limited just to the super-educated trigger fingers of world-beating shooters like Rob and Todd, and might just be within the reach of us lesser shooters.
Ace sniper Bob Lee Swagger (Mark Wahlberg) has one of the best trigger fingers in the Marines, but his days of sharp shooting are cut short when a mission in Ethiopia with his spotter, Donnie(Lane Garrison), ends in carnage.
s as fast with their fists as they were with their trigger fingers.
Command & Conquer Generals" puts players' trigger fingers on the pulse of modern warfare as they become a powerful general and control massive armies of bleeding-edge military weaponry across a globe teetering on the brink of Armageddon.