Bursa - Glossary

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Medical Word - Bursa

Ans : A bursa is a closed fluid-filled sac that functions as a gliding surface to reduce friction between tissues of the body. When the bursa becomes inflamed, the condition is known to as "bursitis." Most commonly this is not an infectious condition (aseptic bursitis). When the bursa is infected with bacteria, the condition is called septic bursitis.
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