Anatomy, Zoology. a pouch, sac, or vesicle, especially a sac containing synovia, to facilitate motion, as between a tendon and a bone.
noun (pl) -sae (-siː), -sas
a small fluid-filled sac that reduces friction between movable parts of the body, esp at joints
(zoology) any saclike cavity or structure
a city in NW Turkey: founded in the 2nd century bc; seat of Bithynian kings. Pop: 1 413 000 (2005 est) Former name Brusa
bur’sal adj.
Plural bursae (bûr’sē) or bursas
A flattened sac containing a lubricating fluid that reduces friction between two moving structures in the body, as a tendon and a bone.
bursa [(bur-suh)]


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