noun. inflammation of a bursa; frequently in the shoulder.
- housemaid's knee
- achromatic color
Example sentences of the word bursitis
1. Noun, singular or mass
A history of frequent kneeling, or a recent fall or blow to the knee is often the first clue to possible bursitis.
2. Verb, base form
Whether you're bent over a computer all day or lifting heavy things overhead, poor posture can increase stress on the bursa in your shoulder, leading to bursitis.