Inflammation (swelling, pain, and warmth) of a synovial membrane, which is a layer of connective tissue that lines a joint, such as the hip, knee, ankle, or shoulder. Synovitis is caused by some types of arthritis and other diseases.

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  • Synovitis — is the medical term for inflammation of a synovial membrane, which line those joints which possess cavities, namely synovial joints. The condition is usually painful, particularly when the joint is moved. The joint usually swells due to fluid… …   Wikipedia

  • Synovitis — Syn o*vi tis, n. [NL. See {Synovia}, { itis}.] (Med.) Inflammation of the synovial membrane. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Synovītis — Synovītis, s. Gelenkentzündung, S. 520 …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • synovitis — [sin΄ə vīt′is] n. inflammation of a synovial membrane …   English World dictionary

  • Synovitis — Die Synovitis ist eine Entzündung der inneren Schicht der Gelenkkapsel, der Membrana synovialis (Synovialis, Synovialmembran). Die histologische Beurteilung erfolgt über den Synovialitis Score. Akute Synovitis Die akute Synovitis ist durch eine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • synovitis — Inflammation of a synovial membrane, especially that of a joint; in general, when unqualified, the same as arthritis. [synovia + G. itis, inflammation] bursal s. SYN: bursitis. chronic hemorrhagic …   Medical dictionary

  • synovitis — noun Date: circa 1836 inflammation of a synovial membrane …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • synovitis — synovitic /sin euh vit ik/, adj. /sin euh vuy tis/, n. Pathol. inflammation of a synovial membrane. [1825 35; SYNOV(IA) + ITIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • synovitis — noun Inflammation of the synovium …   Wiktionary

  • Synovitis — Sy|no|vi|tis, die; , ...itiden (Med.): Gelenkentzündung …   Universal-Lexikon

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