bursectomy

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bursectomy

 [bur-sek´to-me]
excision of a bursa.

bur·sec·to·my

(ber-sek'tō-mē),
Surgical removal of a bursa.
[bursa + G. ektomē, excision]

bursectomy

(bər-sĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of a bursa.

bursectomy

[bərsek′təmē]
Etymology: Gk, byrsa, wineskin, ektomē, cutting out
the excision of a bursa.

bursectomy

Surgical removal of a bursa, usually due to treatment-refractory inflammation.

bursectomy

 Surgical drainage and removal of a bursa

bur·sec·to·my

(bŭr-sek'tŏ-mē)
Surgical removal of a bursa.
[bursa + G. ektomē, excision]

bursectomy

excision of a bursa.

neonatal bursectomy
an experimental procedure that removes the bursa of Fabricius, either surgically, hormonally or through infection with the virus of infectious bursal disease. The resulting immunodeficient chick is useful in immunological studies because of the loss of B lymphocytes.
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