carpal tunnel syndrome definition

  • noun:
    • an ailment described as pain and numbing or tingling feelings within the hand and brought on by compression of a nerve in the carpal tunnel at wrist.
    • a type of repetitive tension damage brought on by compression of the median neurological travelling through carpal tunnel.
    • an agonizing condition caused by compression of a nerve in the carpal tunnel; described as disquiet and weakness in the possession of and fingers and also by feelings of tingling, burning or numbness

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