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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Now the notched needle 'C' which had been fitted with a 20 ml syringe was inserted through the lumen of the cannula so that its blunt end with the saw tooth entered the synovial space. Strong suction was then applied to the barrel of the syringe and the toothed needle was slightly withdrawn after aspiration of a few millilitres of synovial fluid.
"What we can see in real time with ultrasound is the synovial space actually expanding when you put in fluid." And while he conceded that joints with large effusions (less than 10% of joint injections) may stand to benefit less from this technique, "In a joint without effusion that has collapsed down (90% of injections), it's a benefit.
Hemorrhage into the synovial space, or hemarthrosis, is considered a hallmark finding of hemophilia, occurring in 75% to 90% of patients.