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Bursa — A bursa is 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." Most commonly this is not an… … Medical dictionary
bursa subcutanea prominentiae laryngeae — [TA] subcutaneous bursa of laryngeal prominence: a bursa anterior to the laryngeal prominence of the thyroid cartilage, under the skin; called also hyoid b., subhyoid b., and thyrohyoid b … Medical dictionary
Boyer cyst — a painless and gradual enlargement of the subhyoid bursa … Medical dictionary
Cyst — A closed sac or capsule, usually filled with fluid or semisolid material. * * * 1. A bladder. 2. An abnormal sac containing gas, fluid, or a semisolid material, with a membranous lining. SEE ALSO: pseudocyst. [G. kystis, bladder] adventitious c.… … Medical dictionary