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synovitis

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

Definition of synovitis in English:

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of a synovial membrane.
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.

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