bursa

  1. a city in northwestern Turkey
  2. a small fluid-filled sac located between movable parts of the body especially at joints

bursa

(bur´sә) pl. bur´sae a small fluid-filled sac or saclike cavity situated in places in tissues where friction would otherwise occur. adj., bur´sal, adj. . Bursae function to facilitate the gliding of muscles or tendons over bony or ligamentous surfaces. They are numerous and are found throughout the body; th...
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bursa

(bur;sa) A saclike structure filled with synovial fluid. Bursae are located at friction points, as around joints, over which tendons can slide without contacting bone.
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bursa

[n] - a city in northwestern Turkey 2. [n] - a small fluid-filled sac located between movable parts of the body especially at joints
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Bursa

• (n.) Any sac or saclike cavity; especially, one of the synovial sacs, or small spaces, often lined with synovial membrane, interposed between tendons and bony prominences.
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bursa

<anatomy> A tissue space (fibrous sac) that is lined with synovial membrane (joint tissue) and contains a small quantity of synovial fluid (joint fluid). Bursas are found in between tendon and bone, skin and bone and muscles. They function to facilitate fluid movement. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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bursa

noun a small fluid-filled sac located between movable parts of the body especially at joints
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Bursa

[gastropod] Bursa is a genus of large sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Bursidae, the frog snails or frog shells. ==Recognized species== Species within the genus Bursa include: ==Species brought into synonymy== ...
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Bursa

[Romanian newspaper] Bursa (The Stock Exchange in Romanian) is a Romanian daily newspaper published in Bucharest. ...
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Bursa

[woreda] Bursa is one of the woredas in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples` Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Sidama Zone, Bursa is bordered on the south by Hula, on the west by Aleta Wendo, on the northwest by Wensho, on the northeast by Arbegona, and on the southeast by Bona Zuria. Bursa was separated from Hula woreda. == Demog...
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Bursa

Bur'sa noun ; plural Bursæ [ Latin See Burse .] (Anat.) Any sac or saclike cavity; especially, one of the synovial sacs, or small spaces, often lined with synovial membrane, interposed between tendons and bony prominences.
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Bursa

a fluid-filled sac that cushions and reduces friction in certain parts of the body
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Bursa

a sac filled with fluid between a bone and a tendon or muscle
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Bursa

A sac formed by two layers of tissue located where there is friction between tendon and bone or skin and bone
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Bursa

A sac or pouch of fluid located near joints
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bursa

a small collapsed balloon of tissue localised to the subcutaneous tissue over bony prominences to reduce friction (see trochanteric bursitis)
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Bursa

A small fluid filled sac which reduces friction in a joint.
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Bursa

a small, fluid-filled sac between a tendon and a bone
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Bursa

A tiny fluid-filled sac that functions as a gliding surface to reduce friction between tissues of the body, found in synovial joints. Major busae are located beside tendons near the large joints, such as the shoulders, elbows, hips and knees.
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bursa

bursa (bûr'su) , closed fibrous sac lined with a smooth membrane, producing a viscous lubricant known as synovial fluid. Bursas are found in regions where muscles or tendons rub against other muscles, tendons, or bones. The bursas function in two ways, lubricating points of friction, and di...
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Bursa

Bursa (boorsä') , city (1990 pop. 838,323), capital of Bursa prov., NW Turkey. The market center of a rich agricultural region, on the ancient Silk Road S of Constantinople, Bursa was long noted for its silks, but is now a producer of automobiles, other textiles and apparel, and metals. Fou...
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bursa

bursa In anatomy and medicine, a bodily cavity, especially one located between joints or at points of friction between moving structures; filled with a viscid fluid and situated at the various places in the tissues at which friction would otherwise develop.
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Bursa

Bursa is Latin for purse, which is what a bursa resembles - a small fluid-filled sac located at the point where a muscle or tendon slides across bone. Bursae serve to reduce friction between the two moving surfaces. There are hundreds of them throughout the body.
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Bursa

Bursa: A closed fluid-filled sac that functions to provide a gliding surface to reduce friction between tissues of the body. When the bursa becomes inflamed, the condition is known as bursitis. Bursa is the Greek word for 'a wine skin.'
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bursa

Bursae of the shoulder A fluid-filled pad that acts as a cushion at a pressure point in the body – often near a joint, where a or muscle crosses bone or other muscles. The important bursae are around the knee, elbow, and shoulder. Disorders Inflammation of a bursa is called bursitis...
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