- inflammation of a synovial membrane.
Origin of synovitis
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Acute arthritis begins like an ordinary attack of synovitis.Lameness of the Horse
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In this condition we have synovitis complicated by the presence of pus.
There is often a good deal of heat of the surrounding skin and of pain accompanying the synovitis.
The symptoms of synovitis include stiffness and tenderness in the joint.
The result is that a condition of synovitis is easily set up, and the case aggravated by that and by arthritis.
- inflammation of the membrane surrounding a joint
- Inflammation of a synovial membrane.
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