synovial

synovial
1. Relating to, containing, or consisting of synovia. 2. Relating to the membrana synovialis.

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sy·no·vi·al -vē-əl adj of, relating to, or secreting synovial fluid <\synovial effusion> also lined with synovial membrane <a \synovial bursa> <\synovial tendon sheaths>

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sy·no·vi·al (sĭ-noґve-əl) [L. synovialis] 1. pertaining to a synovium. 2. pertaining to or secreting synovia.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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