Definition of Bursal

1. Adjective. Relating to or affecting a bursa.

Partainyms: Bursa
Derivative terms: Bursa

Definition of Bursal

1. a. Of or pertaining to a bursa or to bursæ.

Definition of Bursal

1. Adjective. (medicine) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a bursa. ¹

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Definition of Bursal

1. bursa [adj] - See also: bursa

Medical Definition of Bursal

1. Of or pertaining to a bursa or to bursae. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Bursal Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bursal

bursa subtendinea musculi subscapularis
bursa subtendinea musculi teretis majoris
bursa subtendinea musculi tibialis anterioris
bursa subtendinea musculi trapezii
bursa subtendinea musculi tricipitus brachii
bursa subtendinea prepatellaris
bursa subtendineae musculi gastrocnemii
bursa suprapatellaris
bursa synovialis
bursa tendinis calcanei
bursa trochanterica musculi glutei maximi
bursa trochanterica musculi glutei minimi
bursae subtendineae musculi sartorii
bursae trochantericae musculi glutei medii
bursal (current term)
bursal abscess
bursal cyst
bursal synovitis

Literary usage of Bursal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Horses and Stables by Frederick Wellington John Fitzwygram (1886)
"bursal ENLARGEMENTS. 637. Nature of Bur sal Enlargements. 638. Synovial Membranes. 639. Causes of bursal Enlargements. 640. Bog Spavin, 641. ..."

2. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1845)
"bursal SWELLING OF THE WRIST AND PALM OF THE HAND.—By JAMES SY.ME, Esq. There are few subjects of surgical practice that have occasioned more trouble and ..."

3. A Treatise on rheumatic gout, or chronic rheumatic arthritis of all the joints by Robert Adams (1873)
"Although medical and surgical writers have not been inattentive to the consideration of ordinary bursal tumours developed in the vicinity of the joints, ..."

4. A Practical treatise on the diseases of the eye by William Mackenzie, Thomas Wharton Jones (1855)
"bursal Cápsula-lenticular Cataract. One of the rarest kinds of cataract, ... Inflammation is the origin of bursal cataract, and probably traumatic ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1845)
"bursal Swelling of the and Palm of the Hand. By JAMES SYME, Esq. —There are few subjects of surgical practice that have occasioned more trouble and ..."

6. Pye's Surgical Handicraft: A Manual of Surgical Manipulations, Minor Surgery by Walter Pye (1893)
"OF THE EVACUATION OF THE SYNOVIAL SACS OF JOINTS, AND OF bursal AND SEROUS CAVITIES. cavities may become distended with fluid, either or distension of t . ..."

7. The Treatment of disease by physical methods by Thomas Stretch Dowse (1899)
"MASSAGE IN JOINT, BONE AND bursal AFFECTIONS. The anatomy of joints—Health of joints necessary to health ot muscles —Dislocations—Massage treatment for ..."

8. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1852)
"[There isi no bursal tumour perhaps more difficult to get rid of than that sometimes presenting itself in front of the wrist joint,—from the friction ..."

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