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synovitis

[ sin-uh-vahy-tis ]
/ ˌsɪn əˈvaɪ tɪs /
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noun Pathology.

inflammation of a synovial membrane.

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Origin of synovitis

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

OTHER WORDS FROM synovitis

syn·o·vit·ic [sin-uh-vit-ik], /ˌsɪn əˈvɪt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for synovitis

synovitis
/ (ˌsaɪnəʊˈvaɪtɪs, ˌsɪn-) /

noun

inflammation of the membrane surrounding a joint

Derived forms of synovitis

synovitic (ˌsaɪnəʊˈvɪtɪk, ˌsɪn-), adjective
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Medical definitions for synovitis

synovitis
[ sĭn′ə-vītĭs, sī′nə- ]

n.

Inflammation of a synovial membrane.
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