Any sac or saclike cavity; especially, one of the synovial sacs, or small spaces, often lined with synovial membrane, interposed between tendons and bony prominences. http://painnspine.com/conditions/pain/
Any sac or saclike cavity; especially, one of the synovial sacs, or small spaces, often lined with synovial membrane, interposed between tendons and bony prominences.
a fibrous, fluid-filled sac in the joints which aids motion by decreasing friction.
A fibrous sac that contains fluid. The bursa acts as a cushion that allows tendons to move smoothly over the bone
(n) a sac filled with synovial fluid to cushion an area where a muscle or tendon rubs against a bone
a fluid-filled sac that cushions and reduces friction in certain parts of the body
a pouch or sac.
A membrane sac that holds synovial fluid to lubricate moving parts in horse's legs.Example: Navicular Bursa
A fluid-filled space situated between a bone and tendon or muscle with the aim of reducing friction
A small fluid filled sac situated over the bony prominence (usually) and serving to relieve friction and pressure.
A sac of fluid typically found in areas where muscles or tendons tend to rub against bone. In the lower extremities, most often found in the hip, knee and ankle.
Fluid-filled sac or saclike cavity, situated over pressure points in tissues where friction from repeated movement might develop.
A fluid-filled sac. They are found between tissue planes where shearing forces may act - e.g. at the knee and elbow. They are lined by synovium and contain synovial fluid - like the joint. Bursitis occurs when they are inflamed.
(plural = bursae) - A fluid-filled sac that functions as a gliding surface to reduce friction between moving tissues of the body; major bursae are located adjacent to the tendons near the large joints, such as the shoulders, elbows, hips, and knees.
a sac or pouch of synovial fluid located at friction points, especially about joints
A small, fluid-filled sac that allows one part of a joint to move freely over another part.
A small sac filled with synovial fluid that cushions adjacent structures and reduces friction.
a small fluid-filled sac located between movable parts of the body especially at joints
a basically a smooth, slippery sack (it has been described as a baggy with oil and no air in it)
a closed, fluid-filled sac that functions as a cushion and gliding surface to reduce friction between tissues of the body
a collection of tissue and fluid that decreases the friction between opposing bony surfaces of the body
a cushion of jelly-like fluid, which prevent a tendon or ligament from rubbing on any other structure near a joint
a fibrous covering overlying a bone
a fibrous sac lined with synovial membrane and filled with synovial fluid and is found
a flat, fluid-filled sac found between a bone and a tendon or muscle
a fluid-filled sac (a connective-tissue shell filled with fluid, not unlike a water-filled balloon) that usually lies between a bone and a muscle tendon, providing cushion and ease of movement between the two structures
a fluid filled sack and may be positioned around joints, functioning as a cushion to protect soft tissues from friction, caused by tight tendons during muscle contraction
a fluid filled sack which cushions various parts of our joints so they do not rub on each other
a fluid-filled space lined by endothelium
a liquid filled sac that provides lubrication between the moving parts of the joint
a little fluid sac that helps the muscles and tendons slide freely as the knee moves
a lubricated sac of tissue that cuts down on the friction between two moving parts
a lubricating device consisting of a closed fibrous sac lined with a delicate smooth membrane
an area of soft tissue (other than bone) around a joint that is not inside the joint space, but under the skin and muscle
a pad-like sac or cavity found between tendon or ligament sheaths and bony prominences
a pad-like sac or cavity found near areas subject to friction, i
a painful, fluid filled sack that typically forms over a bony prominence such as a bunion, hammertoe, back of heel, etc
a pocket of connective tissue found adjacent to a joint
a sac containing a small amount of fluid located between moving parts of a joint to reduce friction
a sack made of thin, slippery tissue that helps reduce friction wherever skin, muscles, or tendons slide over bone
a saclike membrane near a joint
a sac-like structure that protects soft tissues from injuries that could be caused by pressure from nearby bones
a sac over the joints to provide a cushion to the joints and muscles
a sac that acts as a cushion between the muscles and bones
a sac that is formed or found in areas subject to friction, such as locations where tendons pass over bony landmarks
a slippery, sac-like tissue that normally allows smooth movement around bony prominences, such as the point behind the elbow
a small, closed bag with a minimum amount of lubricatory fluid that serves as a shock absorber where bones make close contact and to minimize trauma and friction where tendons cross bones and joints
a small fluid-filled cushion or sack that serves as a gliding surface to reduce friction between tissues of the body
a small jelly-like sac usually containing a small amount of fluid
a small sac containing a slippery fluid that is usually found near a joint and allows muscles, bones, and tendons to move easily
a small sac containing fluid that lies between bone and other moving structures such as muscles, skin or tendons
a small sac containing fluid that lies between tendons and bones
a small sack of fluid that goes between a tendon and a bone in the feet to help the tendon move smoothly over the bone
a small sack of fluid that helps tendons pass over bones at joints
a small sack of fluid that lubricates where tendons move in joints
a small sac of fluid that helps the muscles slide easily over other muscles or bones
a small sac of fluid that serves to cushion the impact of tendons as they pass over bones
a space between soft tissues and/or bone and is filled with fluid which acts to reduce friction between adjoining surfaces
a thin sack filled with the body's own natural lubricating oil
a thin, slippery piece of tissue that protects tendons
a thin walled sac-like structure that is located between bone and other adjacent structures such as skin, muscle, ligaments, or tendons
Small fluid-filled sac or saclike cavity situated in places where friction would otherwise occur; ie. knee, shoulder, elbow, & hip.
A small sac of tissue located between bone and other moving structures such as muscles, skin, or tendons. The bursa contains a lubricating fluid that allows smooth gliding between these structures.
fluid-filled sac, usually located at areas of friction such as between a tendon and bone.
Small bag filled with fluid, reducing friction between moving structures.
A small sac containing synovial fluid that helps ease friction between moving skeletal parts.
cavity or sac filled with fluid that is located at a joint or area where friction is likely to occur.
Fluid-filled sac near or involving a joint or bony prominence that helps to reduce friction between a tendon or bone or between bone and skin during movement.
A fluid-filled sac found between tissue planes over bony places subject to shearing forces, as over the elbow and knee. It is lined by synovium that secretes the lubricating fluid.
A sac containing synovial fluid (a natural lubricant). The purpose is to pad or cushion and thus facilitate motion between soft tissue and bone. Most commonly occurring where tendons pass over bones.
A small serous sac between a tendon and a bone.
A fluid filled sac, usually located at areas of friction e.g. between tendon and bone.
a sac filled with fluid located between a bone and a tendon or muscle.
A sac filled with lubricating fluid, located between tissues—such as bone, muscle, tendons, and skin—to decrease rubbing, friction, and irritation.
a closed sac filled with fluid that eases the movement of muscles over bones and muscle over muscles. Overuse can result in inflammation, pain, and restricted movement.
(Plural bursae) A soft, fluid-filled sac that helps to cushion and lubricate soft tissue surfaces that glide over one another. In the shoulder, bursae are located between the rotator cuff and the acromion.
(bur-sah) A small fluid-filled sac that is located in areas where tissues may rub together and cause friction.
a membranous sac containing a small amount of viscous fluid. A bursa is usually found in tissues where friction develops, such as where a tendon crosses a bony prominence. A bursa may form synovial sheaths to surround tendons as they cross other tendons or bone.
A sac or saclike bodily cavity, especially one containing a viscous lubricating fluid and located between a tendon and a bone or at points of friction between moving structures.
a small fluid-filled sac between a tendon and a bone that protects muscles and tendons from coming into direct contact with bones
a small sac of fibrous tissue that is lined with synovial membrane and filled with synovial fluid to lubricate the joint where parts move over one another.
A fluid-filled sac that is located in areas where friction is likely to occur, then minimizes the friction; for example, between a tendon and bone.
a sac-like space made up of fibrous tissue and containing a thick, lubricating fluid (synovial fluid). Bursae (plural) are found in areas of vertebrate bodies where friction between skin, muscle, ligaments, or bones might occur. They help to reduce this friction.
A fluid-containing sac near or involving a joint or bony prominence that reduces friction between a tendon and a bone, or between a bone and skin during movement.
A sac or saclike cavity filled with viscid fluid and situated at places in the tissues at which friction would otherwise develop.
a protective, fluid-filled sac around a ligament, tendon, or muscle
A closed fluid-filled sac that functions to provide a gliding surface to reduce friction between tissues of the body. When the bursa becomes inflamed, the condition is known as bursitis. Bursa is the Greek word for "a wine skin."
A bursa (plural bursae or bursas; Latin: Bursa synovialis) is a small fluid-filled sac located at the point where a muscle or tendon slides across bone. Bursae serve to reduce friction between the two moving surfaces. There are hundreds of them throughout the body.