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synovial bursa

synovial bursa in Medicine

synovial bursa n.
A sac containing synovial fluid at sites of friction, as between a tendon and a bone over which it moves, or subcutaneously over a bony prominence.

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  • This synovial bursa forms a smooth groove through which the biceps brachii glides in the anterior scapulohumeral region.

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