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n. pl. bur·sae (-sē) or bur·sas
A sac or saclike bodily cavity, especially one containing a viscous lubricating fluid and located between a tendon and a bone or at points of friction between moving structures.

[Late Latin, purse, pouch, from Greek, skin, wineskin.]

bur′sal adj.


 (bûr′sə, bo͝or-sä′)
A city of northwest Turkey west of Ankara. It dates from the third century bc and was a capital of the Ottoman Turks in the 1300s.
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Adj.1.bursal - relating to or affecting a bursa
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Industry-insiders say that vector-borne diseases and cases of low-pathogenic avian flu, fowl cholera, Newcastle disease, heat stroke and gumboro (infectious bursal disease) are promoted by higher temperatures in sub-tropical Bangladesh.
While evaluating the tears of SST: 1) partial tears are seen as irregular bordered hypoechoic fields in intratendinous, bursal or articular side and bursal side tears flatten the bursal side and cause a decrease in the superior convexity of the tendon.
Infectious bursal disease, 11 ed., Iowa State University Press, Iowa (USA), 174 p.
This paper reviews the three viral diseases that most commonly induce IS or subclinical IS in chickens: Marek's disease virus (MDV), chicken infectious anemia virus (CIAV), and infectious bursal disease virus (IBDV), as well as the interactions among them.
For specificity analysis, primer sets were subjected to other viruses such as Infectious Bursal disease virus (IBDV) and Peste Des Petites Ruminants virus (PPRV) in RT-PCR assay.
Newcastle disease virus, avian influenza virus, Infectious bronchitis virus, Infectious bursal Disease Virus and FAdV from similar premises are isolated.
* Grade II--Tendinosis/tendinitis--Increased signal intensity on T2WI that does not involve inferior (articular) or superior (bursal) surface.
In this case report, treatment of a patient with long-standing chronic gout tophus located bilaterally at the elbow joints, which was complicated by bursal deposit and rapid progression during the last 4 years, was reported.
There is a discrepancy between cadaver and clinical studies, because intratendinous tears are more difficult to diagnose with arthroscopy, MRI or ultrasound than bursal or articular tears.