bursa

bursa, pl. bursae (ber´sa, ber´se) [NA]

A closed sac or envelope lined with synovial membrane and containing fluid, usually found or formed in areas subject to friction; e.g., over an exposed or prominent part or where a tendon passes over a bone. [Mediev. L., a purse]
Achil´les b. b. of tendo calcaneus
b. achil´lis [NA] * official alternate term for b. of tendo calcaneus
b. of acromion subcutaneous acromial b
adventitious b. a b.-like cyst formed between two parts as a result of friction.
b. anseri´na [NA] anserine b
anserine b. the b. between the tibial collateral ligament of the knee joint and the tendons of the sartorius, gracilis, and semitendinosus muscles.b. anserina [NA], tibial intertendinous b;
anterior tibial b. subtendinous b. of the tibialis anterior muscle
bicipitoradial b. the b. between the tendon of the biceps brachii muscle and the anterior part of the tuberosity of the radius.b. bicipitoradialis [NA];
b. bicip´itoradia´lis [NA] bicipitoradial b
Boyer's b. retrohyoid b
Brodie's b. 1. medial subtendinous b. of gastrocnemius muscle; 2. b. of semimembranosus muscle
Calori's b. a b. between the arch of the aorta and the trachea.
coracobrachial b. a b. frequently present between the tendon of the coracobrachialis and the subscapularis muscle.b. musculi coracobrachialis [NA], subcoracoid b;
b. cubita´lis interos´sea [NA] interosseous b. of elbow
deep infrapatellar b. the b. between the upper part of the tibia and the patellar ligament.b. infrapatellaris profunda [NA];
b. of extensor carpi radialis brevis muscle the b. between the tendon of the extensor carpi radialis brevis and the base of the third metacarpal.b. musculi extensoris carpi radialis brevis [NA];
b. fabric´ii the b. of Fabricius in poultry, a blind saclike structure located on the posterodorsal wall of the cloaca; it performs a thymus-like function.b. of Fabricius;
b. of Fabricius b. fabricii
Fleischmann's b. sublingual b
b. of gastrocnemius subtendinous b. of gastrocnemius muscle
gluteofemoral b. two or three small bursae between the tendon of the gluteus maximus and the linea aspera.b. intermuscularis musculorum gluteorum [NA], intermuscular gluteal b;
gluteus medius bursae the b. between the tendon of the gluteus medius and the greater trochanter and the b. between the piriformis and gluteus medius.bursae trochantericae musculi glutei medii [NA];
gluteus minimus b. a fairly large b. usually located between the gluteus minimus and the greater trochanter.b. trochanterica musculi glutei minimi [NA];
b. of great toe the b. between the lateral side of the base of the first metatarsal bone and the medial side of the shaft of the second metatarsal.
b. of hyoid retrohyoid b
iliac b. subtendinous iliac b
b. iliopecti´nea [NA] iliopectineal b
iliopectineal b. a large b. between the iliopsoas tendon and the iliopubic eminence.b. iliopectinea [NA];
inferior b. of biceps fem´oris the b. between the tendon of the biceps femoris and the fibular collateral ligament of the knee joint.b. subtendinea musculi bicipitis femoris inferior [NA];
infracardiac b. a small serous sac sometimes present on the medial side of the base of the right lung in the embryo. See also pneumatoenteric recess, celomic bay.
infrahyoid b. a b. sometimes found below the inferior margin of the body of the hyoid bone between the sternothyroid muscle and the median thyrohyoid membrane.b. infrahyoidea [NA];
b. infrahyoi´dea [NA] infrahyoid b
b. infrapatella´ris profun´da [NA] deep infrapatellar b
infraspinatus b. the b. located between the tendon of the infraspinatus and the capsule of the shoulder joint.b. subtendinea musculi infraspinati [NA];
intermuscular gluteal b. gluteofemoral b
b. intermuscula´ris mus´culorum gluteor´um [NA] gluteofemoral b
interosseous b. of elbow an inconstant b. located between the tendon of the biceps and the ulna or the oblique cord.b. cubitalis interossea [NA];
b. intratendin´ea olec´rani [NA] intratendinous b. of elbow
intratendinous b. of elbow a b. sometimes present within the tendon of insertion of the triceps brachii.b. intratendinea olecrani [NA], b. of Monro;
b. ischiad´ica mus´culi glu´tei max´imi [NA] ischial b
b. ischiad´ica mus´culi obturato´ris inter´ni [NA] b. of obturator internus (1)
ischial b. the b. between the gluteus maximus muscle and the tuberosity of the ischium.b. ischiadica musculi glutei maximi [NA];
laryngeal b. subcutaneous b. of the laryngeal prominence
lateral malleolar subcutaneous b. lateral malleolar b., the b. between the lateral malleolus and the skin.b. subcutanea malleoli lateralis [NA], lateral malleolus b., subcutaneous b. of lateral malleolus;
lateral malleolus b. lateral malleolar subcutaneous b
b. of latiss´imus dor´si a constant b. between the tendons of the teres major and the latissimus dorsi near their intersections.b. subtendinea musculi latissimus dorsi [NA];
Luschka's b. pharyngeal b
medial malleolar subcutaneous b. the b. between the medial malleolus and the skin.b. subcutanea malleoli medialis [NA], subcutaneous b. of medial malleolus;
b. of Monro intratendinous b. of elbow
b. muco´sa synovial b
b. mus´culi bicip´itis fem´oris supe´rior [NA] superior b. of biceps femoris
b. mus´culi coracobrachia´lis [NA] coracobrachial b
b. mus´culi extenso´ris car´pi radia´lis bre´vis [NA] b. of extensor carpi radialis brevis muscle
b. mus´culi pirifor´mis [NA] b. of the piriformis muscle
b. mus´culi semimembrano´si [NA] b. of semimembranosus muscle
b. mus´culi tenso´ris ve´li palati´ni [NA] b. of tensor veli palatini muscle
b. of ob´turator inter´nus 1. the large, constant b. between the obturator internus tendon and the lesser sciatic notch;b. ischiadica musculi obturatoris interni [NA]; 2. the b. between the tendon of the obturator internus muscle and the capsule of the hip joint.b. subtendinea musculi obturatoris interni [NA];
b. of olecranon subcutaneous olecranon b
omental b. an isolated portion of the peritoneal cavity lying dorsal to the stomach and extending craniad to the liver and diaphragm and caudad into the greater omentum; it opens into the general peritoneal cavity at the epiploic foramen.b. omentalis [NA], lesser peritoneal cavity, lesser peritoneal sac, omental sac;
b. omenta´lis [NA] omental b
ovarian b. the peritoneal recess between the medial aspect of the ovary and the mesosalpinx.b. ovarica;
b. ovar´ica ovarian b
b. pharynge´a [NA] pharyngeal b
pharyngeal b. a cystic notochordal remnant found inconstantly in the posterior wall of the nasopharynx at the lower end of the pharyngeal tonsil.b. pharyngea [NA], Luschka's b., Tornwaldt's cyst;
b. of the piriformis muscle a small b. located between the tendons of the piriformis and superior gemellus and the femur.b. musculi piriformis [NA];
b. of popliteus subpopliteal recess
prepatellar b. a b. between the skin and the lower part of the patella.b. subcutanea prepatellaris [NA];
b. quadra´ti fem´oris between the anterior aspect of the quadratus femoris muscle and the lesser trochanter of the femur.
radial b. tendon sheath of flexor pollicis longus muscle
retrohyoid b. a b. between the posterior surface of the body of the hyoid bone and the thyrohyoid membrane.b. retrohyoidea [NA], Boyer's b., b. of hyoid, subhyoid b;
b. retrohyoi´dea [NA] retrohyoid b
rider's b. an adventitious b. on the inner side of the knee caused by horseback riding.
sartorius bursae bursae, sometimes separate from the anserine b., located between the tendons of the sartorius, semitendinosus, and gracilis muscles.bursae subtendineae musculi sartorii [NA];
b. of semimembranosus muscle it lies between the muscle, the head of the gastrocnemius, and the knee joint.b. musculi semimembranosi [NA], Brodie's b. (2);
subacromial b. between the acromion and the capsule of the shoulder joint.b. subacromialis [NA];
b. subacromia´lis [NA] subacromial b
subcoracoid b. coracobrachial b
b. subcuta´nea acromia´lis [NA] subcutaneous acromial b
b. subcuta´nea calca´nea [NA] subcutaneous calcaneal b
b. subcuta´nea infrapatella´ris [NA] subcutaneous infrapatellar b
b. subcuta´nea malle´oli latera´lis [NA] lateral malleolar subcutaneous b
b. subcuta´nea malle´oli media´lis [NA] medial malleolar subcutaneous b
b. subcuta´nea ole´crani [NA] subcutaneous olecranon b
b. subcuta´nea prepatella´ris [NA] prepatellar b
b. subcuta´nea prominen´tiae laryn´geae [NA] subcutaneous b. of the laryngeal prominence
b. subcuta´nea trochanter´ica [NA] trochanteric b. (1)
b. subcuta´nea tuberosita´tis tib´iae [NA] subcutaneous b. of tibial tuberosity
subcutaneous acromial b. the b. between the acromion and the skin.b. subcutanea acromialis [NA], b. of acromion;
subcutaneous calcaneal b. a b. between the skin and the posterior surface of the calcaneus.b. subcutanea calcanea [NA];
subcutaneous infrapatellar b. a b. between the patellar ligament and the skin.b. subcutanea infrapatellaris [NA];
subcutaneous b. of the laryngeal prominence the b. located between the junction of the laminae of the thyroid cartilage and the skin.b. subcutanea prominentiae laryngeae [NA], laryngeal b;
subcutaneous b. of lateral malleolus lateral malleolar subcutaneous b
subcutaneous b. of medial malleolus medial malleolar subcutaneous b
subcutaneous olecranon b. b. between the olecranon process of the ulna and the skin.b. subcutanea olecrani [NA], b. of olecranon;
subcutaneous b. of tibial tuberosity the b. located superficial to the tibial tuberosity, either subcutaneous or subfascial.b. subcutanea tuberositatis tibiae [NA];
subdeltoid b. the b. between the deltoid muscle and the capsule of the shoulder joint. It may be combined with the subacromial b.b. subdeltoidea [NA];
b. subdeltoid´ea [NA] subdeltoid b
b. subfascia´lis prepatella´ris [NA] subfascial prepatellar b
subfascial prepatellar b. a b. between the fascia lata and the quadriceps tendon anterior to the patella.b. subfascialis prepatellaris [NA];
subhyoid b. retrohyoid b
sublingual b. an inconstant serous b. at the level of the frenulum linguae, between the surface of the genioglossus muscle and the mucous membrane of the floor of the mouth.b. sublingualis, Fleischmann's b;
b. sublingua´lis sublingual b
subscapular b. b. between the tendon of the subscapularis muscle and the neck of the scapula; it communicates with the shoulder joint.b. subtendinea musculi subscapularis [NA];
b. subtendin´eae mus´culi gastrocne´mii [NA] subtendinous b. of gastrocnemius muscle
bursae subtendin´eae mus´culi sarto´rii [NA] sartorius bursae
b. subtendin´ea ili´aca [NA] subtendinous iliac b
b. subtendin´ea mus´culi bicip´itis fem´oris infe´rior [NA] inferior b. of biceps femoris
b. subtendin´ea mus´culi infraspinat´i [NA] infraspinatus b
b. subtendin´ea mus´culi latis´simus dor´si [NA] b. of latissimus dorsi
b. subtendin´ea mus´culi obturatoris inter´ni [NA] b. of obturator internus (2)
b. subtendin´ea mus´culi subscapula´ris [NA] subscapular b
b. subtendin´ea mus´culi tere´tis majo´ris [NA] b. of teres major
b. subtendin´ea mus´culi tibia´lis anterio´ris [NA] subtendinous b. of the tibialis anterior muscle
b. subtendin´ea mus´culi trape´zii [NA] b. of trapezius
b. subtendin´ea mus´culi tricip´itus bra´chii [NA] triceps b
b. subtendin´ea prepatella´ris [NA] subtendinous prepatellar b
subtendinous b. of gastrocnemius muscle consists of a lateral and a medial (Brodie's b. (1)) b. between the heads of the gastrocnemius and capsule of the knee joint.b. subtendineae musculi gastrocnemii [NA], b. of gastrocnemius;
subtendinous iliac b. the b. at the attachment of the iliopsoas muscle into the lesser trochanter.b. subtendinea iliaca [NA], iliac b;
subtendinous prepatellar b. a b. between the tendon of the quadriceps and the patella.b. subtendinea prepatellaris [NA];
subtendinous b. of the tibialis anterior muscle the small b. between the medial surface of the medial cuneiform bone and the tendon of the tibialis anterior.b. subtendinea musculi tibialis anterioris [NA], anterior tibial b;
superior b. of biceps femoris a b. frequently found between the tendon of the long head of the biceps femoris and the ischial tuberosity and the tendon of the semimembranosus.b. musculi bicipitis femoris superior [NA];
suprapatellar b. a large b. between the lower part of the femur and the tendon of the quadriceps femoris muscle. It usually communicates with the cavity of the knee joint.b. suprapatellaris [NA];
b. suprapatella´ris [NA] suprapatellar b
synovial b. a sac containing synovial fluid which occurs at sites of friction, as between a tendon and a bone over which it plays, or subcutaneously over a bony prominence. The NA lists the following types: subcutaneous synovial b., b. synovialis subcutanea [NA]; submuscular synovial b., b. synovialis submuscularis [NA]; subfascial synovial b., b. synovialis subfascialis [NA]; and subtendinous synovial b., b. synovialis subtendinea [NA].b. synovialis [NA], b. mucosa;
b. synovia´lis [NA] synovial b
synovial trochlear b. tendon sheath of superior oblique muscle
b. ten´dinis calca´nei [NA] b. of tendo calcaneus
b. of tendo calca´neus b. between the tendo calcaneus and the upper part of the posterior surface of the calcaneum.b. tendinis calcanei [NA], b. achillis [NA], Achilles b;
b. of tensor veli palatini muscle a small b. located where the tendon of the tensor passes around the pterygoid hamulus.b. musculi tensoris veli palatini [NA];
b. of teres major b. under the tendon of the teres major near its attachment.b. subtendinea musculi teretis majoris [NA];
tibial intertendinous b. anserine b
b. of trapezius a b. between the tendon of the trapezius muscle and the medial end of the scapular spine.b. subtendinea musculi trapezii [NA];
triceps b. the b. located deep to the tendon of the triceps brachii near its insertion on the olecranon.b. subtendinea musculi tricipitus brachii [NA];
trochanteric b. 1. the b. between the greater trochanter of the femur and the skin;b. subcutanea trochanterica [NA]; 2. a multilocular b. between the gluteus maximus muscle and the greater trochanter of the femur.b. trochanterica musculi glutei maximi [NA];
bur´sae trochanter´icae mus´culi glu´tei me´dii [NA] gluteus medius bursae
b. trochanter´ica mus´culi glu´tei max´imi [NA] trochanteric b. (2)
b. trochanter´ica mus´culi glu´tei min´imi [NA] gluteus minimus b
trochlear synovial b. tendon sheath of superior oblique muscle
ulnar b. common flexor sheath

 

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