synovium


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synovium

A membrane that lines a joint or surrounds a tendon and releases fluid allowing for joint movement.
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Noun1.synovium - a thin membrane in synovial (freely moving) joints that lines the joint capsule and secretes synovial fluidsynovium - a thin membrane in synovial (freely moving) joints that lines the joint capsule and secretes synovial fluid
tissue layer, membrane - a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants
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sy·no·vi·um

n. membrana sinovial.
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OA is caused by the 'wear and tear' of the joints whereas RA is an autoimmune disease, which occurs when our immune system attacks the tissues of the body, especially the synovium, which produces the synovial fluid to nourish the cartilage and lubricate the joint.
5 Tesla Philips MR Achieva, which revealed frond-like villous proliferation of the synovium in bilateral knee joint and suprapatellar compartment, which showed fatty signal on T1W (Figure 3A) and T2W image (Figure 3B).
The synovium and enthesis are closely related, leading authorities to characterize them as a unit called the SEC.
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MRI provides excellent imaging information about soft tissues, and it has been considered as the gold standard of lesions in synovium by clinicians.
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Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF) is an autosomal recessive and autoinflammatory disease, characterized with inflammation of serous membranes such as peritoneum, pleura, synovium with fever and pain.
More likely to affect women, it is a disorder of the immune system that causes the synovium (the tissue that lines joints) to become inflamed.
A The synovium is a membrane in your knee, hip, and other joints that produces fluid that helps lubricate the joint and supply nutrients to the cartilage.
In the absence of a bleeding disorder, the most common underlying pathology for recurrent haemarthrosis is impingement of the proliferative synovium.
PVNS is a rare, locally aggressive tumor of the synovium, characterized by local over-expression of CSF-1, which recruits macrophages into the joints, forming the non-malignant tumor mass.