Definitions of synovial

  1. relating to or secreting synovia Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Of or pertaining to synovia; secreting synovia. Newage Dictionary DB
  3. Relating to, containing, or consisting of synovia. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  4. Relating to the synovia; secreting a lubricating fluid. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. Pert. to or secreting synovia. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  6. [Greek] The thick, viscid, glairy secretion of the synovial membrane (anat.). na
  7. sin-[=o]'vi-al, adj. relating to SYN[=O]'VIA, an unctuous albuminous fluid, secreted from certain glands in the joints.--adv. SYN[=O]'VIALLY.--n. SYNOV[=I]'TIS, inflammation of a synovial membrane. [Gr. syn, with, [=o]on, an egg.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  8. Of or pertaining to synovia, as S. secretion; containing or secreting synovia, as S. sacs, S. bursae. S. membrane, a membrane secreting synovia, and either lining the cavities of joints (Articular s. membranes), or forming closed sacs called Bursae (q.v.), or serving as sheaths for tendons (Vaginal s. membranes, S. sheaths). They consist of a layer of endothelium placed upon a homogenous basement membrane which in turn is supported by connective tissue, the latter often containing much fat. na
  9. Of, or pertaining to, or secreting, synovia. American pocket medical dictionary.
  10. Pertaining to or resembling synovia. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  11. Possessed of a s. membrane. Appleton's medical dictionary.