repetetive strain injury: Meaning and Definition of

repet'itive strain' in"jury

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  1. any of a group of debilitating disorders, as of the hand and arm, characterized typically by pain, numbness, tingling, or loss of muscle control and caused by the stress of repeated movements.
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