melon-seed body


mel·​on-seed body ˈmel-ən-ˌsēd- How to pronounce melon-seed body (audio)
: a white or brownish oval mass of fibrous synovial tissue that sometimes occurs loose in numbers in the cavity of inflamed joints

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“Melon-seed body.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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