[ ber-sahy-tis ]
/ bərˈsaɪ tɪs /
inflammation of a bursa.
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Words nearby bursitis
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Example sentences from the Web for bursitis
In the lower extremity, a large number of normal and adventitious bursæ are met with and may be the seat of bursitis.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
British Dictionary definitions for bursitis
/ (bɜːˈsaɪtɪs) /
inflammation of a bursa, esp one in the shoulder joint
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Medical definitions for bursitis
[ bər-sī′tĭs ]
Inflammation of a bursa, especially in the shoulder, elbow, or knee joint.bursal synovitis
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Scientific definitions for bursitis
[ bər-sī′tĭs ]
Inflammation of a bursa, most commonly of the shoulder. Symptoms include pain, tenderness, and limitation of motion.
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Cultural definitions for bursitis
[ (buhr-seye-tis) ]
The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.