The synovial membrane and the articular cartilages utterly destroyed, as we have described, cannot again be replaced.
The synovial membrane is thickened, slightly injected, and its fringes hypertrophied and more vascular than normally.
This is a constitutional inflammatory affection of the joints, affecting the fibrous tissue and serous, or synovial membrane.
Most of the ligaments are found exterior to the synovial membrane.
The synovial membrane of the left knee was highly inflamed, and contained a large quantity of pus.
And this extended upward without first producing any great distention of the synovial sack under the patella.
Some animals are undoubtedly predisposed to disease of synovial structures.
This consisted of synovial fluid admixed with a varying proportion of blood.
The synovial cavity of the knee was distended and doughy on palpation.
The principal structures which unite in the formation of a joint are: bone, cartilage, synovial membrane, and ligaments.
1756, from synovia, Modern Latin sinovia, probably a coinage of Paracelsus and apparently an invented word.
synovia syn·o·vi·a (sĭ-nō'vē-ə)
A clear, thixotropic lubricating fluid secreted by membranes in joint cavities, tendon sheaths, and bursae. Also called synovial fluid.