Definition of synovial
: of, relating to, or secreting synovial fluid synovial membranes; also : lined with synovial membrane
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According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, Sanchez suffered from a rare soft-tissue cancer called synovial sarcoma.
The researchers also siphoned off a small amount of synovial fluid, a lubricating fluid that reduces friction inside joints, from their right knee.
Then the researchers looked for a variety of substances in the young people's blood and synovial fluid.
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Medical Definition of synovial
: of, relating to, or secreting synovial fluid synovial effusion; also : lined with synovial membrane a synovial bursa synovial tendon sheaths
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