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bursa


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bursa  \Bur"sa\,  n.;  pl  {Burs[ae]}.  [L.  See  {Burse}.]  (Anat.) 
  Any  sac  or  saclike  cavity;  especially,  one  of  the  synovial 
  sacs,  or  small  spaces,  often  lined  with  synovial  membrane, 
  interposed  between  tendons  and  bony  prominences. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bursa 
  n  :  a  small  fluid-filled  sac  located  between  movable  parts  of 
  the  body  especially  at  joints 




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