synovitis

[ sin-uh-vahy-tis ]

nounPathology.
  1. inflammation of a synovial membrane.

Origin of synovitis

1
First recorded in 1825–35; synov(ia) + -itis

Other words from synovitis

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

Words Nearby synovitis

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How to use synovitis in a sentence

  • Such symptoms, therefore, as we have given for synovitis may be also read as indicating a condition of simple arthritis.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot | Harry Caulton Reeks
  • It depends, in fact, upon the severity of our case whether we call it synovitis or arthritis.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot | Harry Caulton Reeks

British Dictionary definitions for synovitis

synovitis

/ (ˌsaɪnəʊˈvaɪtɪs, ˌsɪn-) /


noun
  1. inflammation of the membrane surrounding a joint

Derived forms of synovitis

  • synovitic (ˌsaɪnəʊˈvɪtɪk, ˌsɪn-), adjective

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