Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to synovia; secreting synovia, as a membrane; containing synovia, as a bursa.
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or producing synovia
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to synovia; secreting synovia.
- adj. relating to or secreting synovia
“Little closed sacs, called synovial sacs or bursæ, similarly lined and containing fluid, are also found in special places between two surfaces where much motion is required.”
“A very delicate connective tissue, called the synovial membrane, lines the capsules of the joints, and covers the ligaments connected with them.”
“Forty-five percent of melanoma patients in the study responded to the therapy, as did about two-thirds of patients with a rare soft-tissue cancer known as synovial cell sarcoma, which attacks muscle, fat, blood tissue and tissue lining the joints.”
“The fluid is called synovial fluid and the cells that produce the fluid are synovial cells.”
“Most of our joints are of the synovial variety - they are surrounded by a layer of tissue that produces a fluid, called synovial fluid, which lubricates the joints to reduce friction, help protect the joint surfaces and provide nourishment to cartilage (which has a very limited blood supply).”
“Myron Garron spoke about how his son's cancer, called synovial sarcoma, was initially misdiagnosed as a common ganglion cyst'' when it manifested as a lump on his hand at the age of 3, when the family was living in Hamilton.”
“This despite one huge obstacle: When he was 11, Mansfield was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called synovial sarcoma.”
“Inside every joint in the body, a gooey substance called synovial fluid coats the surfaces of cartilage to protect them.”
“Shipman suffers from a rare form of cancer called synovial sarcoma.”
“It is a common mistake with synovial sarcoma, which is rare, difficult to detect and can spread to the lungs before it gets caught.”
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