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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.]
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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