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synovial

 [sĭ-no´ve-al]
1. pertaining to a synovium (synovial membrane).
2. pertaining to or secreting synovia (synovial fluid).

sy·no·vi·al

(si-nō'vē-ăl),
1. Relating to, containing, or consisting of synovia.
2. Relating to the membrana synovialis.

synovial

/sy·no·vi·al/ (-al)
1. pertaining to a synovial membrane.
2. pertaining to or secreting synovia.

synovial

[sinō′vē·əl]
pertaining to, consisting of, or secreting synovia, the lubricating fluid of the joints, bursae, and tendon sheaths.

synovial

Radjective referring to the synovium.

Pronunciation 
Medspeak-UK: pronounced, SIGH no vee ull
Medspeak-US: pronounced, SIN oh vee ull

syn·o·vi·al

(si-nō'vē-ăl)
1. Relating to, containing, or consisting of synovia.
2. Relating to the synovial membrane.

synovial

describes joints that have a cavity lined by synovial membrane which secretes synovial fluid .

synovial

of, pertaining to, or secreting synovia.

synovial fluid
a protein-free dialysate of plasma with added hyaluronate, glycoproteins and other unidentified substances added by the synovial membrane. Called also synovia.
synovial folds
pleats of synovial membrane infoldings into joint cavities.
synovial fossa
nonarticulating areas in synovial joint articular surfaces found in the larger joints of larger animals. They are recessed below the surface of the cartilage and are unevenly sculpted.
synovial gout
see articular gout.
synovial joint
a specialized form of articulation permitting more or less free movement, the union of the bony elements being surrounded by an articular capsule enclosing a cavity lined by synovial membrane. Called also diarthrosis.
synovial membrane
the inner of the two layers of the articular capsule of a synovial joint; composed of loose connective tissue and having a free smooth surface that lines the joint cavity; it secretes the synovia.
synovial mucin
the lubricant in synovial joints; an acidoglycoprotein, the acid polysaccharide portion of which is hyaluronic acid.
synovial villus
see synovial villus.
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