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Baker cyst

Pronunciation: ba'ker

Definition: a collection of synovial fluid that has escaped from the knee joint or a bursa and formed a new synovial fluid–lined sac in the popliteal space; seen in degenerative or other joint diseases that produce increased amounts of synovial fluid.

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