synovial fluid

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Related to synovial fluid: synovial joint, synovitis, synovial fluid analysis
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Noun1.synovial fluid - viscid lubricating fluid secreted by the membrane lining joints and tendon sheaths etc.
secretion - a functionally specialized substance (especially one that is not a waste) released from a gland or cell
hyaluronic acid - a viscous mucopolysaccharide found in the connective tissue space and the synovial fluid of movable joints and the humors of the eye; a cementing and protective substance

syn·o·vi·al flu·id

n. líquido sinovial, líquido viscoso transparente.
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In 2008, Ateshian's group demonstrated this phenomenon for the first time using a small sphere articulated against a cartilage plug, showing that interstitial pressure was maintained indefinitely if the contact area moved faster than the diffusive speed of the synovial fluid.
Cytologic test results for synovial fluid showed an inflammatory infiltrate with lymphocytes and segmented neutrophils.
The rest of the synovial fluid carries oxygen to the joint and removes carbon dioxide and metabolic waste products.
RA causes inflammation in the joint capsule, the synovium, which produces synovial fluid.
The individuals without detectable circulating filarial antigen in serum or synovial fluid were designated as [CFA.
Until the advent of electronic cell counters, the unique properties of synovial fluid mandated labor-intensive and time-consuming manual techniques.
13) In our study group, there was also bilateral synovial fluid and bone marrow edema in a patient who was 18 years old and who had been affected by the disease for four years.
To achieve both objectives, Grinstaff, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School orthopedic surgeon Brian Snyder and a team of Boston University chemistry and engineering students, fellows and clinicians have advanced the first synthetic synovial fluid.
Interleukin-17 has previously been demonstrated to exist in the synovial fluid of patients with early or established RA (16), (17) as well as in patients with AS (18), (19) and SLE.
The discoveries were made in part by studying the knees of mice, which genetically lack lubricin, causing an aggressive arthritis in spite of high levels of hyaluronic acid in the synovial fluid.
The knee can be described as a synovial joint, meaning synovial fluid lines and fills the joint space to increase its ability to move freely, and is made up of three bony structures; the femur, the tibia and the fibular.
The structure that holds the joint synovial fluid is called the joint capsule.