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Hoffas pute eller buraen.

English translation: Hoffa's fat pad or the bursa

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21:58 Mar 24, 2007
Norwegian (Bokmal) to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
Norwegian (Bokmal) term or phrase: Hoffas pute eller buraen.
Ingen hydrops, men det synes å være en liten hevelse lateralt-distalt for patella sv. til Hoffas pute eller buraen.
David Rumsey
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English translation:Hoffa's fat pad or the bursa
Explanation:
Hoffa's fat pad is the biggest of the two fat pads in the knee.
In the body where tendons rub over bones there is often a lubricated sac (flat pouch) between the two. This is called a 'bursa'. Its function is to decrease friction.
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Hoffa's fat pad or the bursa


Explanation:
Hoffa's fat pad is the biggest of the two fat pads in the knee.
In the body where tendons rub over bones there is often a lubricated sac (flat pouch) between the two. This is called a 'bursa'. Its function is to decrease friction.


    Reference: http://rad.washington.edu/anatomy/nlknee1.html
    Reference: http://kneeguru.co.uk/dictionary/doku.php/b/bursa?s=bursa
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