Baker's cyst

noun
Ba·​ker's cyst | \ ˈbā-kərz- How to pronounce Baker's cyst (audio) \

Medical Definition of Baker's cyst

: a swelling behind the knee that is composed of a membrane-lined sac filled with synovial fluid and is associated with certain joint disorders (as arthritis)

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“Baker's cyst.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Baker%27s%20cyst. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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