arthrocele

arthrocele

 [ahr´thro-sēl]
a joint swelling.

arthrocele

(1) An obsolete, nonspecific term for the swelling of a joint.
(2) Synovial hernia.

ar·thro·cele

(ahr'thrō-sēl)
1. Hernia of the synovial membrane through the capsule of a joint.
2. Any swelling of a joint.
[arthro- + G. kēlē, hernia, tumor]

arthrocele

herniation of synovial membrane through the joint capsule; see synovial cyst

arthrocele

a joint swelling.