• WordNet 3.6
    • adj synovial relating to or secreting synovia
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Synovial (Anat) Of or pertaining to synovia; secreting synovia.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • synovial Of or pertaining to synovia; secreting synovia, as a membrane; containing synovia, as a bursa.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Synovial sin-ō′vi-al relating to Synō′via, an unctuous albuminous fluid, secreted from certain glands in the joints
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. synovial,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. syn, with, ōon, an egg.


In literature:

The principal structures which unite in the formation of a joint are: bone, cartilage, synovial membrane, and ligaments.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
From no surface in the body can absorption take place quicker than from the synovial membrane of a joint.
"Diseases of the Horse's Foot" by Harry Caulton Reeks
This synovial bursa forms a smooth groove through which the biceps brachii glides in the anterior scapulohumeral region.
"Lameness of the Horse" by John Victor Lacroix
It is often stated that a ganglion originates from a hernial protrusion of the synovial membrane of a joint or tendon sheath.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
The bones, ligaments, cartilages, and synovial membrane, are supplied with nerves, arteries, and veins.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
This consisted of synovial fluid admixed with a varying proportion of blood.
"Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900" by George Henry Makins
This is a constitutional inflammatory affection of the joints, affecting the fibrous tissue and serous, or synovial membrane.
"Cattle and Their Diseases" by Robert Jennings
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
And this extended upward without first producing any great distention of the synovial sack under the patella.
"Report on Surgery to the Santa Clara County Medical Society" by Joseph Bradford Cox
The synovial layer also is torn, and the joint becomes filled with blood and synovial fluid.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
In structure, they are analogous to synovial membranes, and secrete a similar fluid.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
The tendon of the popliteus muscle is an intra-capsular structure, and is therefore covered with a synovial sheath.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 5" by Various

In news:

Protective factors against oxygen free radicals and hydrogen peroxide in rheumatoid arthritis synovial fluids.
Biphasic synovial sarcoma of the posterior pharyngeal wall: A case report.
A capped hock is an inflammatory swelling of the bursa, or protective synovial capsule that surrounds a joint, at the point of the hock .
The joint cannot be cracked again until the gases have dissolved back into the synovial fluid, which explains why you cannot crack the same knuckle repeatedly.
Activated T lymphocytes of the synovial membrane in rheumatoid arthritis and other arthropathies.
Historically, synovial sarcomas are thought to originate from primitive pluripotent mesenchyme that is capable of synovial differentiation.
Synovial sarcoma of the head and neck: A review of its diagnosis and management and a report of a rare case of orbital involvement.
Synovial chondromatosis is a rare pathology of unknown etiology characterized by multinodular cartilaginous proliferation in the synovium .
When it does occur, it usually develops in the large synovial joints (e.g.
Biphasic synovial sarcoma of the posterior pharyngeal wall: A case report.
I was blessed to be able to accompany my son, Nik, on a very difficult life journey as he navigated the winding and unpredictable paths of synovial sarcoma.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic, systemic inflammatory disorder that may affect many tissues and organs, but principally attacks flexible (synovial) joints.
The starting defensive end died Nov 2 of synovial sarcoma (a skin cancer).