Definition of bursitis in English:

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Pronunciation: /bəːˈsʌɪtɪs/


[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of a bursa, typically one in a shoulder joint.
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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