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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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'n. - A small fluid-filled sac located between movable parts of the body especially at joints.

Usage examples (14)
  • -- The thecae and bursae of the leg are several in number.
  • Wounds involving tendons, bursae and closed articulations become swollen and discharge synovia.
  • Blisters on the skin and inflammation of bursae (capped hock and shoe boil) are examples of this type.
  • While drainage of distended thecae and bursae by means of openings made with hot irons was practiced by the for more
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