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Definition of "synovitis" []

  • Inflammation of a synovial membrane. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "synovitis" in a sentence
  • "We may, in fact, and do get in it exactly similar changes to those termed 'synovitis' and 'arthritis' elsewhere."
  • "-- By the term 'synovitis' is indicated an inflammation of the synovial membrane."
  • "Of major concern is the TMJ area, with the problematic areas of myofascial pain (pain in neck and jaw), internal derangement of the TMJ "joint," and inflammatory joint disease, arthritis and synovitis"