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syn·o·vi·al flu·id

[TA]
a clear thixotropic fluid, the main function of which is to serve as a lubricant in a joint, tendon sheath, or bursa; consists mainly of mucin with some albumin, fat, epithelium, and leukocytes; synovial f. also helps to nourish the avascular articular cartilage.
Synonym(s): synovia [TA], joint oil
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

syn·o·vi·al flu·id

(si-nō'vē-ăl flū'id) [TA]
A clear thixotropic fluid, the main function of which is to serve as a lubricant in a joint, tendon sheath, or bursa; consists mainly of mucin with some albumin, fat, epithelium, and leukocytes; synovial fluid also helps to nourish the avascular articular cartilage.
Synonym(s): synovia [TA] .
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

synovial fluid

a viscous fluid contained within a membrane enclosing moveable joints such as the elbow and knee. The fluid lubricates the cartilages which make the surface contact between the bones at the joint.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

Synovial fluid (SF)

A transparent lubricating fluid secreted in a sac to protect an area where a tendon passes over a bone.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

syn·o·vi·al flu·id

(si-nō'vē-ăl flū'id) [TA]
A clear thixotropic fluid, the main function of which is to serve as a lubricant in a joint, tendon sheath, or bursa.
Synonym(s): synovia [TA] .
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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