synovectomy

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synovectomy

 [sin″o-vek´tah-me]
excision of a synovial membrane, as of that lining the capsule of the knee joint, sometimes done in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
radiation synovectomy synoviorthesis.

syn·o·vec·to·my

(sin'ō-vek'tŏ-mē),
Excision of a portion or all of the synovial membrane of a joint.
[synovia + G. ektomē, excision]

synovectomy

/syn·o·vec·to·my/ (sin″o-vek´tah-me) excision of a synovial membrane.
radiation synovectomy  synoviorthesis.

synovectomy

(sĭn′ō-vĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Excision of part or all of the synovial membrane of a joint.

synovectomy

[sin′ōvek′təmē]
Etymology: Gk, syn + L, ovum, egg; Gk, ektomē, excision
the removal of a synovial membrane of a joint.

syn·o·vec·to·my

(sin'ō-vek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of a portion or all of the synovial membrane of a joint.
Synonym(s): villusectomy.
[synovia + G. ektomē, excision]

synovectomy

Surgical removal of the SYNOVIAL MEMBRANE. This may be done as a treatment for persistent SYNOVITIS.

synovectomy

excision of all/part of synovial membrane of a joint, e.g. to reduce pannus formation in joints affected by rheumatoid arthritis

synovectomy

excision of a synovial membrane, as of that lining the capsule of the knee joint.
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