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Definition of "synovial" []

  • Of, pertaining to, or producing synovia (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "synovial" in a sentence
  • "Little closed sacs, called synovial sacs or bursæ, similarly lined and containing fluid, are also found in special places between two surfaces where much motion is required."
  • "A very delicate connective tissue, called the synovial membrane, lines the capsules of the joints, and covers the ligaments connected with them."
  • "Forty-five percent of melanoma patients in the study responded to the therapy, as did about two-thirds of patients with a rare soft-tissue cancer known as synovial cell sarcoma, which attacks muscle, fat, blood tissue and tissue lining the joints."