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Meaning of BUNION

Pronunciation:  'bunyun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a painful swelling of the bursa of the first joint of the big toe
 

BUNION is a 6 letter word that starts with B.

 

 See Also: lump, puffiness, swelling

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bun"ion\, n. (Med.)
Same as {Bunyon}.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: A bunion is a localized painful swelling at the base of the big toe. It is frequently associated with inflammation. It can be related to inflammation of the nearby bursa (bursitis) or degenerative joint disease (osteoarthritis).
 
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