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SYNOVITIS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does synovitis mean? 

SYNOVITIS (noun)
  The noun SYNOVITIS has 1 sense:

1. inflammation of the synovial membrane that lines a synovial joint; results in pain and swelling

  Familiarity information: SYNOVITIS used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SYNOVITIS (noun)


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Meaning:

Inflammation of the synovial membrane that lines a synovial joint; results in pain and swelling

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("synovitis" is a kind of...):

inflammation; redness; rubor (a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "synovitis"):

tendonous synovitis; tendosynovitis; tenosynovitis (inflammation of a tendon and its enveloping sheath)


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