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Bursa

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

[anc. Prusa; Fr. Brousse].

City in northwest Turkey. Located on the northern foothills of Mysian Olympus (Mt. Ulu Dağ), the ancient city of Prusa was a spa town of note ...

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bursa

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A small sac, lined by synovial membrane and filled by synovial fluid, that acts as a cushion between bones and tendons or muscles around a joint. Bursitis is an inflammation of a bursa.

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bursa

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 49 words.

A small fibrous sac lined with synovial membrane and containing synovial fluid. Bursae usually separate tendon from bone, acting as a cushion between the two structures and reducing...

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Bursa

Çigdem Kafesçioglu.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islamic Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 804 words.

[anc. Prusa; Fr. Brousse]

City in north-west Turkey. Located on the northern foothills of Mysian Olympus (Mt Ulu Dağ), the ancient city of Prusa was a spa town of note and the...

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submuscular bursa

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A bursa found between muscles.

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submuscular bursa

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 7 words.

A bursa found between muscles.

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trochanteric bursa

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A bursa lying above the greater trochanter.

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trochanteric bursa

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 9 words.

A bursa lying above the greater trochanter.

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prepatellar bursa

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A superficial bursa at the front of the knee, between the skin and patella.

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prepatellar bursa

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 16 words.

A superficial bursa at the front of the knee, between the skin and patella.

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retrocalcaneal bursa

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Bursa between the calcaneus and Achilles tendon. The anterior aspect of the retrocalcaneal bursa consists of a thin layer of cartilage covering a part of the tuberosity onto which the...

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retrocalcaneal bursa

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 35 words.

Bursa between the calcaneus and Achilles tendon. The anterior aspect of the retrocalcaneal bursa consists of a thin layer of cartilage covering a part of the tuberosity onto which the...

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synovial bursa

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A flattened sac found between two tissue surfaces which slide over each other; the synovial bursa reduces friction.

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synovial bursa

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 20 words.

A flattened sac found between two tissue surfaces which slide over each other; the synovial bursa reduces friction.

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anserine bursa

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A bursa in the lower limb which lies deep to the pes anserinus (combined tendons of the sartorius, gracilis, and semitendinosus).

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olecranon bursa

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A superficial bursa underneath the skin at the point of the elbow which, because of its position, is particularly vulnerable to direct trauma and bursitis.

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olecranon bursa

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 27 words.

A superficial bursa underneath the skin at the point of the elbow which, because of its position, is particularly vulnerable to direct trauma and bursitis....

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anserine bursa

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 23 words.

A bursa in the lower limb which lies deep to the pes anserinus (combined tendons of the sartorius, gracilis, and semitendinosus)....

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bursa of Fabricius

Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield and Pamela K. Mulligan.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 63 words.

a saclike structure connected to the posterior alimentary canal in birds. The bursa is the major site where B lymphocytes

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bursa of Fabricius

Robert C. King, Pamela K. Mulligan and William D. Stansfield.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 63 words.

a saclike structure connected to the posterior alimentary canal in birds. The bursa is the major site where B lymphocytes

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Bursa

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

[anc. Prusa; Fr. Brousse].

City in northwest Turkey. Located on the northern foothills of Mysian Olympus (Mt. Ulu Dağ), the ancient city of Prusa was a spa town of note ...

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