Bunion



inflammation of the synovial bursa of the great toe, usually resulting in enlargement of the joint and lateral displacement of the toe.
Historical Examples

The Bontoc Igorot Albert Ernest Jenks
Green Valley Katharine Reynolds
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various
Burroughs’ Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 1889 Barkham Burroughs
The Plow-Woman Eleanor Gates
Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 93. July 30, 1887 Various
Flower of the Dusk Myrtle Reed
Young Auctioneers Edward Stratemeyer
Memoirs of a Midget Walter de la Mare

noun
swelling of the first joint of the big toe, which is displaced to one side. An inflamed bursa forms over the joint
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