Definition of bursitis in English:

bursitis

Syllabification: bur·si·tis
Pronunciation: /bərˈsītis
 
/

noun

Medicine
Inflammation of a bursa, typically one in the knee, elbow or shoulder.
More example sentences
  • There is an association of retrocalcaneal bursitis with rheumatoid arthritis seen in up to 10% of patients with this disease.
  • Inflammation of a bursa is called bursitis, which most often occurs in shoulders, knees, elbows and hips.
  • In patients with retrocalcaneal bursitis, the retrocalcaneal bursa should be completely excised.

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