meaning of Bursitis

Bursitis meaning in General Dictionary

swelling of a bursa

View more

  • swelling of a bursa; usually when you look at the shoulder
  • swelling of a bursa.

Bursitis meaning in Medical Dictionary

Bursitis is inflammation of a bursa. A bursa is a small fluid-filled sac that functions as a gliding surface to reduce rubbing between cells associated with body. The most important bursae tend to be found next to the tendons near the large joints, such as the shoulders, arms, sides, and legs.


Bursitis meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1834, "inflammation associated with the bursa;" also see -itis.


Bursitis meaning in Veterinary Dictionary

the situation that outcomes when bursa become inflamed.


Bursitis - German to English

bursitis


Bursitis meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) swelling of a bursa.