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bursitis

noun bur·si·tis \(ˌ)bər-ˈsī-təs\

Definition of BURSITIS

:  inflammation of a bursa (as of the shoulder or elbow)
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Origin of BURSITIS

New Latin, from bursa
First Known Use: 1857
Medical Dictionary

bursitis

noun bur·si·tis \(ˌ)bər-ˈsīt-əs\

Medical Definition of BURSITIS

:  inflammation of a bursa (as of the shoulder or elbow)

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