Definition of synovitis in English:

synovitis

Line breaks: syno|vitis
Pronunciation: /ˌsʌɪnə(ʊ)ˈvʌɪtɪs
 
, ˌsɪn-/

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
  • Inflammation of a synovial membrane.
    More example sentences
    • Rheumatoid arthritis produces synovitis and effusions but may lead to a valgus deformity.
    • For synovial diseases, such as pigmented villonodular synovitis, rheumatoid arthritis, and osteochondromatosis, it is desirable to remove as much of the synovium as possible.
    • Indeed, rheumatoid factor testing is not useful when a patient lacks other diagnostic criteria for rheumatoid arthritis, especially synovitis.

More definitions of synovitis

Definition of synovitis in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day grotesquerie
Pronunciation: grəʊˈtɛskəri
noun
grotesque quality or grotesque things collectively