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anserine bursa

 

Definition: the bursa between the tibial collateral ligament of the knee joint and the common attaching formation (pes ansirinus) formed by the tendons of the sartorius, gracilis, and semitendinosus muscles.

Synonym(s): bursa anserinaTA, tibial intertendinous bursa

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