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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Viscid lubricating fluid secreted by the membrane lining joints and tendon sheaths etc.

Usage examples (26)
  • This, however, must be performed with care, especially if a flow of synovia is absent.
  • Wounds involving tendons, bursae and closed articulations become swollen and discharge synovia.
  • The tissues of the bone and bursa are insufficiently nourished, and the secretion of synovia lessened.
  • -- Bog spavin is an extensive distention of the capular ligament of the hock-joint by synovia (Fig. 48). for more
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