housemaids knee


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Related to housemaids knee: Infrapatellar bursitis, prepatellar bursitis, clergyman's knee

house′maid's knee′


n.
inflammation of the bursa over the front of the kneecap.
[1825–35]
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BURSITIS - also known as housemaids knee - is inflammation of a fluid filled sac around the joint.