Definition of synovitis in English:
noun[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of a synovial membrane.
- 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.
Definition of synovitis in:
- US English dictionary
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