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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

synovia

(sĭ-nō′vē-ə)
n.
A clear, viscid lubricating fluid secreted by membranes in joint cavities, sheaths of tendons, and bursae.

syn·o′vi·al adj.

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] .

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] .
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Conversely, genomic information obtained for human synovia showed only 1 of these patterns, indicating a clonal relationship with 1 of the rat bacterial strains.
In this study, we examine the therapeutic effects of TJ-20 on the expression of cytokines and the Th1/Th2 balance in the synovia of AA rats, to obtain scientific proof of the clinical effectiveness of TJ-20.
Role of synovia in superficial flexor tendon repair using plasma preserved tendon allografts: Microscopic and scanning electron microscopic study.
BMP2, BMP-7, and BMPR-1A were expressed in cartilage and synovia of human knees with focal cartilage lesions [23].
Saito, "Increased cellular infiltrate in inflammatory synovia of osteoarthritic knees," Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, vol.
In North Carolina, 13 districts are using a system from Synovia Solutions that gives school officials detailed information about each bus in their fleet, including the travel speed and time spent at each stop.
This suggests that pilus expression may be involved both in colonization of the oropharynx and infection of joint synovia in OAI14.
This protein is made up of 781 amino acids and is expressed mainly in neutrophil and eosinophil granulocytes, monocytes/macrophages, and fibroblasts of the skin, peritoneum, and synovia. Pyrin mutations cause altered inflammasome function, which leads to increased synthesis of proinflammatory cytokines (mainly IL-1[beta]), activation of transcription factor NF-[kappa]B, and altered inhibition of apoptosis, all demonstrated in subjects with FMF [17-20].
Steere, "Expression of adhesion molecules in synovia of patients with treatment-resistant lyme arthritis," Infection and Immunity, vol.