Knee Bursae: Locations & Anatomy


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A bursa is a _____?

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1. Bursae provide two functions, to _____ and to _____?

2. How many primary bursae are there that protect the knee joint?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Complete the quiz and worksheet to see what you know about a bursa in the knee. What a bursa is and the functions of bursae are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll get to check your knowledge of:

  • The number of primary bursae there are that protect the knee joint
  • Type of bursae that can be located above the knee cap
  • Functions of bursae
  • The meaning of a bursa

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the primary bursa that forms a Baker's Cyst when irritated
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on a bursa in the knee
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different bursa types

Additional Learning

To learn more, use the lesson called Knee Bursae: Locations & Anatomy. Goals you can complete any time using this lesson include:

  • Review attributes of a bursa
  • Identify locations of the knee bursae
  • See what bursa types are located in front of the knee