synovia

[si-noh-vee-uh]

Origin of synovia

1640–50; < New Latin, equivalent to syn- syn- + Latin ōv- (stem of ōvum egg1) + -ia -ia
Related formssyn·o·vi·al, adjectivesyn·o·vi·al·ly, adverbsub·syn·o·vi·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for synovia

synovia

noun
  1. a transparent viscid lubricating fluid, secreted by the membrane lining joints, tendon sheaths, etc

Word Origin for synovia

C17: from New Latin, probably from syn- + Latin ōvum egg
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synovia in Medicine

synovia

[sĭ-nōvē-ə]
n.
  1. A clear, thixotropic lubricating fluid secreted by membranes in joint cavities, tendon sheaths, and bursae.synovial fluid
Related formssyn•ovi•al adj.
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