bursa

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noun bur·sa \ˈbər-sə\

Definition of bursa

plural

bursas

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bursae

play \-ˌsē, -ˌsī\
  1. :  a bodily pouch or sac: such asa :  a small serous sac between a tendon and a boneb :  bursa of fabricius

bursal

play \-səl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of bursa

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


First Known Use: 1734


Bursa

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

Definition of Bursa

  1. city near the Sea of Marmara in northwestern Turkey population 834,576

Variants of bursa

or formerly

Brusa

\brü-ˈsä, ˈbrü-sə\play

Medical Dictionary

bursa

play
noun bur·sa \ˈbər-sə\

Medical Definition of bursa

plural

bursas

\-səz\play or

bursae

\-ˌsē, -ˌsī\play play
  1. :  a bodily pouch or sac: asa:  a small serous sac between a tendon and a boneb:  bursa of fabricius

bursal

\-səl\play adjective

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