bursa of gastrocnemius

n.

A subtendinous bursa consisting of a lateral and a medial bursa between the heads of the gastrocnemius and the capsule of the knee joint.

Nearby words

  1. burrowing owl,
  2. burrstone,
  3. burry,
  4. bursa,
  5. bursa of fabricius,
  6. bursa of semimembranosus,
  7. bursal synovitis,
  8. bursar,
  9. bursarial,
  10. bursary


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