noun Pathology.

inflammation of a synovial membrane.

Origin of synovitis

First recorded in 1825–35; synov(ia) + -itis
Related formssyn·o·vit·ic [sin-uh-vit-ik] /ˌsɪn əˈvɪt ɪk/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for synovitis



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


[sĭn′ə-vītĭs, sī′nə-]


Inflammation of a synovial membrane.
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