Medical Dictionary

housemaid's knee

noun house·maid's knee \ˈha-ˌsmādz-\

Medical Definition of HOUSEMAID'S KNEE

:  a swelling over the knee due to an enlargement of the bursa in the front of the patella

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May 24, 2015
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