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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Synovial fluid (SF) samples were collected from another 30 RA patients and 20 osteoarthritis (OA) patients and were stored at −70[degrees]C for <6 months.
This is the first evidence that polyphenols distribute into the synovial fluid of patients with osteoarthritis.
Such studies focus mainly on mesenchymal stem cells that originate from different sources, such as bone marrow, adipose tissue and, recently, synovial fluid and the synovial membrane (18-21).
Antigen- specific antibodies that form in response to the adaptive immune response are present in the synovial fluid of OA subjects and may activate the complement system.
To estimate COMP levels in serum and synovial fluid samples, a human enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay was used, following manufacturer's instructions (Cloud-Clone Corp, SEB197Hu, Wuhan, China).
17 The synovial fluid aspirate analysis showed that these conditions may play a part in the pathogenesis of TMJ related pain and dysfunction.
Synovial fluid is known to provide clues about joint health, so MCG researchers decided to look at what messages cells in the region were sending and receiving by looking inside traveling compartments in the fluid called exosomes, says Fulzele, corresponding author.
The group of five patients with synovial fluid samples who were referred prior to antibiotic therapy when they had active B.
A prospective diagnostic study in 328 family medicine patients (74% male; mean age 57) with monoarthritis tested the ability of multiple clinical variables to diagnose gout using monosodium urate crystals in synovial fluid as the gold standard.
Because of repeated visits the clinic they agreed to fill consent form and donation synovial fluid sample were enrolled in this study.
Therefore, the characterisation of IGF-I, IGFBPs and IGF-BP-cleaving proteases in synovial fluid is important for understanding the modulation of synovial fluid metabolism in inflammatory processes affecting the knee joints.
Arthrocentesis was performed and synovial fluid samples were directly inoculated onto solid culture media, including blood agar and chocolate agar.