hydrarthrosis


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hydrarthrosis

 [hi″drahr-thro´sis]
an accumulation of watery fluid in the cavity of a joint. adj., adj hydrarthro´dial.

hy·drar·thro·sis

(hī'drar-thrō'sis),
Effusion of a serous fluid into a joint cavity.
[hydr- + G. arthron, joint]

hydrarthrosis

Orthopedics Joint effusion. See Synovial fluid.

hy·drar·thro·sis

(hī'drahr-thrō'sis)
Effusion of a serous fluid into a joint cavity.
[hydr- + G. arthron, joint]

hydrarthrosis

An abnormal accumulation of fluid in a joint.