Synovitis is the inflammation of a synovial (joint-lining) membrane, usually painful, particularly on motion, and characterized by
Synovial fluid is a transparent, viscid fluid secreted by the synovial membrane and found in joint cavities, bursae, and tendon sheaths.
Analysis of synovial fluid aspirated from a joint can confirm or rule out various joint diseases such as traumatic
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