synovial fluid


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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

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] .

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.

Synovial fluid (SF)

A transparent lubricating fluid secreted in a sac to protect an area where a tendon passes over a bone.

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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In macroscopic tendon examination, limited adhesion in the SF group compared to the C group demonstrates the anti-adhesive effect of the synovial fluid. However, results in the SF group fell short of those achieved in the HA group.
Distinct serum and synovial fluid interleukin (IL)-33 levels in rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and osteoarthritis.
Ateshian, "Effects of sustained interstitial fluid pressurization under migrating contact area, and boundary lubrication by synovial fluid, on cartilage friction," Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, vol.
Nakao et al., "Comparison of human mesenchymal stem cells derived from bone marrow, synovial fluid, adult dental pulp, and exfoliated deciduous tooth pulp," International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol.
In an adult population with ACL tear, time influenced cytokine levels in the synovial fluid [10, 14] since high levels of IL-1[beta], IL-6, IL-8, IL-1ra, and TNF-[alpha] were reported acutely after trauma [13].
It has been reported that IL-18 is significantly elevated in sera, synovial tissues, and synovial fluid of RA patients.
Several synovial fluid metabolomics studies described different metabolites associated with OA (Table 1), but metabolomic studies paired with healthy synovial fluids are still missing.
Protein patterns in synovial fluid and serum in rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
Arthroscopic studies have confirmed the theory that inflammatory processes of synovium, capsule or the retrodiscal tissue are the underlying cause for the occurrence of TMJ pain.17 The synovial fluid aspirate analysis showed that these conditions may play a part in the pathogenesis of TMJ related pain and dysfunction.21
The group of five patients with synovial fluid samples who were referred prior to antibiotic therapy when they had active B.
Villi formation and intra-articular pannus formation develop as the amount of synovial fluid increases, leading to the proliferation of synovial tissue.