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bursa

play
noun bur·sa \ˈbər-sə\

Definition of bursa

plural bur·sas play \-səz\ or bur·sae play \-ˌsē, -ˌsī\

  1. :  a bodily pouch or sac: as a :  a small serous sac between a tendon and a bone b :  bursa of fabricius

bur·sal play \-səl\ adjective


Origin of bursa

New Latin, from Medieval Latin, bag, purse — more at purse


First Known Use: 1803

Rhymes with bursa


Bursa

play
geographical name Bur·sa \bu̇r-ˈsä, ˈbər-sə\

Definition of Bursa

  1. city NW Turkey in Asia near Sea of Marmara pop 834,576



Variants of bursa

or formerly Bru·sa play \brü-ˈsä, ˈbrü-sə\

Rhymes with bursa


Medical Dictionary

bursa

play
noun bur·sa \ˈbər-sə\

Medical Definition of bursa

plural bur·sas \-səz\play or bur·sae \-ˌsē, -ˌsī\play play

  1. :  a bodily pouch or sac: asa:  a small serous sac between a tendon and a boneb:  bursa of fabricius

  2. bur·sal \-səl\play adjective




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