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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1,4,7) Some researchers have proposed the hypothesis that the reason of the transformation of synovial tissue may be the chronic inflammation of the synovium.
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HSPs are ubiquitously expressed in the rheumatoid synovium and pathogenic T-cell responses to these HSPs are found in RA patients.
The synovium is the main place where inflammation occurs in patients with arthritic joint disease.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune disease associated with a combination of synovium joint inflammation, synovium hyperplasia, and destruction of cartilage and bone (Mclnnes and Schett 2011).
Both B cells and T cells form aggregates in the synovium of joints and mediate the pathogenesis of RA and proinflammatory cytokines (such as IL-6 and IL-8), which are critically involved.
The name 'synovial sarcoma' was coined because of the microscopic similarity of some tumors to synovium and their propensity to arise near joints.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a common disorder that affects the synovium with an autoimmune reaction.
Most of the joint space was replaced by hyperenhancing synovium.
Histology showed dense collagen bearing a small cyst lined by reactive synovium and containing some fibrin but no evidence of neoplasia is seen.
On imaging, it appears as a well-circumscribed tumor, and intraoperatively, it presents as a sessile, polypoid mass arising from the synovium.