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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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a systemic autoimmune disease characterized by chronic inflammation in the synovial membranes of multiple affected joints.
In 1988, Revell et al (10) reported on the histological features of synovial membranes obtained from the hip or knee joints of patients with primary OA versus OA with a traumatic/mechanical (T/M) origin.
15) This study showed that Cx43 was highly expressed in RA synovial membranes in comparison with OA or normal synovial membranes, but expression of connexin 26 or 32 was not observed (data not shown).
The aim of this work was to clarify the role of prooxidant enzymes, Nox2, XO, and prolidase, in the inflammatory process that takes place in the synovial membranes of KOA patients.
Therefore, we submitted specimens of the resected lateral femoral condyle and synovial membranes for histological examination.
capsulatum rarely invades bone or synovial membranes.
1) Synovial chondromatosis/osteochondromatosis is an unusual condition that is characterized by cartilaginous and osseous metaplasia in the synovial membranes of large joints, such as the knee or hip joint.
Osteoarthritis, the most common type of arthritis, is characterized by a breakdown of cartilage in the knees and other joints and by inflammation of adjacent synovial membranes.
The synovial membranes were slightly thickened, congested, and had some villous proliferation.
However, grayscale imaging for synovial hypertrophy cannot accurately differentiate between chronically and acutely inflamed synovial membranes, as the synovial membrane retains its thickened state over time.
RA is characterized by inflammation of the synovial membranes and cartilage and bone resorption.
The inflammation of synovial membranes erodes through the cartilage and surround bone as it expands.