synovitis

[sin-uh-vahy-tis]

noun Pathology.

inflammation of a synovial membrane.

Nearby words

  1. synovial joint,
  2. synovial ligament,
  3. synovial membrane,
  4. synovial sheath,
  5. synovioma,
  6. synovitis sicca,
  7. synovium,
  8. synpolydactyly,
  9. synroc,
  10. synsacrum

Origin of synovitis

First recorded in 1825–35; synov(ia) + -itis

Related formssyn·o·vit·ic [sin-uh-vit-ik] /ˌsɪn əˈvɪt ɪk/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for synovitic

synovitis

noun

inflammation of the membrane surrounding a joint
Derived Formssynovitic (ˌsaɪnəʊˈvɪtɪk, ˌsɪn-), adjective

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Medicine definitions for synovitic

synovitis

[sĭn′ə-vītĭs, sī′nə-]

n.

Inflammation of a synovial membrane.

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