bursitis


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bur·si·tis

 (bər-sī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of a bursa, especially in the shoulder, elbow, or knee joint.

bursitis

(bɜːˈsaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of a bursa, esp one in the shoulder joint

bur•si•tis

(bərˈsaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of a bursa.
[1855–60]

bursitis

1. The inflammation of a bursa (lubricating sac between bones, tendons, and muscles), usually caused by excessive stress or friction.
2. Inflammation of the sac (bursa) lubricating a joint. It can be caused by calcium deposits on a tendon, but is generally a result of continuous friction, pressure, or other injury.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bursitis - inflammation of a bursa; frequently in the shoulder
housemaid's knee - swelling of the bursa in the knee (due to trauma or excessive kneeling)
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations

bur·si·tis

n. bursitis, infl. de una bursa.

bursitis

n bursitis f; anserine — bursitis anserina; olecranon — bursitis olecraneana or del olécranon; prepatellar — bursitis prerrotuliana or prepatelar; subacromial — bursitis subacromial; trochanteric — bursitis trocantérea or trocantérica
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A Bursitis is the inflammation of a fluid-filled sac (bursa) situated between a tendon and skin, muscle or bone.