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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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Shoulder bursitis refers to the inflammation of the bursae, fluid filled sacs located between the shoulders and muscles or tendons.
Its actual name is prepatellar bursitis which may be painful or symptomless.
Ultrasound illustrated biceps tenosynovitis and trochanteric bursitis bilaterally, and increased suprapatellar fluid in right knee (Figure 1).
Bursitis can also be caused by repetitive motion like throwing a baseball.
The results showed a slight retrocalcaneal bursitis (inflammed bursa) between the Achilles' tendon and the calcaneus (heel bone).
Her surgeon said that her pain came from bursitis and he prescribed Aleve, but that didn't make sense to me.
The 47-year-old missed the Alstom Open de France at the beginning of July as a bout of bursitis affected the mobility in his left shoulder and the condition has ruled him out of next week's major tournament at Valhalla.
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I've said I was retiring before and come back, so I'll never say never," said the 44-year-old, who is currently recovering from bursitis in his left knee.
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