Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Inflammation of a synovial membrane.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Inflammation of a synovial membrane.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) Inflammation of the synovial membrane.

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  • noun pathology Inflammation of the synovium.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun inflammation of the synovial membrane that lines a synovial joint; results in pain and swelling

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[New Latin synovium, synovia-secreting membrane (from synovia) + –itis.]

Examples

  • We may, in fact, and do get in it exactly similar changes to those termed 'synovitis' and 'arthritis' elsewhere.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • -- By the term 'synovitis' is indicated an inflammation of the synovial membrane.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • Dr. Kerlan diagnosed traumatic arthritis—more specifically, synovitis, or inflammation of the lining of the elbow joint.

    My Bat Boy Days

  • Dr. Kerlan diagnosed traumatic arthritis—more specifically, synovitis, or inflammation of the lining of the elbow joint.

    My Bat Boy Days

  • Of major concern is the TMJ area, with the problematic areas of myofascial pain (pain in neck and jaw), internal derangement of the TMJ "joint," and inflammatory joint disease, arthritis and synovitis

    Dr. Rock Positano: How Dental Problems Affect You Head To Toe

  • When, however, the condition is simply that of synovitis or tenositis, a more or less acute condition, we may assume that suitable treatment and a long rest will bring about resolution.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • The result is that a condition of synovitis is easily set up, and the case aggravated by that and by arthritis.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • -- Simple synovitis may in many instances become chronic.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • Such symptoms, therefore, as we have given for synovitis may be also read as indicating a condition of simple arthritis.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • In this condition we have synovitis complicated by the presence of pus.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

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