Synovia



noun, Physiology.
1.
a lubricating fluid resembling the white of an egg, secreted by certain membranes, as those of the joints.
noun
1.
a transparent viscid lubricating fluid, secreted by the membrane lining joints, tendon sheaths, etc

synovia syn·o·vi·a (sĭ-nō’vē-ə)
n.
A clear, thixotropic lubricating fluid secreted by membranes in joint cavities, tendon sheaths, and bursae. Also called synovial fluid.
syn·o’vi·al adj.

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