from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Inflammation of any theca, specifically of a tendon sheath.
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Therefore, it is a natural sequence that the tendon sheaths of the metacarpophalangeal region are frequently distended because of chronic synovitis and thecitis.
_Infectious_ bursitis and thecitis is usually the result of direct introduction of septic material into the synovial structure by means of injuries.
Acute bursitis and thecitis is of frequent occurrence in horses because of direct injury from contusion, punctures and other forms of traumatism.