bursectomy

noun
bur·​sec·​to·​my | \ (ˌ)bər-ˈsek-tə-mē How to pronounce bursectomy (audio) \
plural bursectomies

Medical Definition of bursectomy

: excision of a bursa (as of the hip or shoulder joint)

Other Words from bursectomy

bursectomize \ -​ˌmīz How to pronounce bursectomy (audio) \ transitive verb bursectomized; bursectomizing

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bursa of Fabricius

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“Bursectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bursectomy. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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