synovial fluid


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synovial fluid:

see jointjoint,
in anatomy, juncture between two bones. Some joints are immovable, e.g., those that connect the bones of the skull, which are separated merely by short, tough fibers of cartilage. Movable joints are found for the most part in the limbs.
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synovial fluid

[sə′nō·vē·əl ′flü·əd]
(physiology)
A transparent viscid fluid secreted by synovial membranes. Also known as synovia.
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In the present study, we demonstrated elevated levels of soluble ST2 both in serum and synovial fluid of RA patients and found that soluble ST2 negatively affected both IL-1[sz] and IL-33 in RASF cells.
Metabolomic analysis of synovial fluid and plasma of OA patients with and without diabetes compared to healthy controls has been performed.
Plasma proteins present in osteoarthritis synovial fluid can stimulate cytokine production via Toll-like receptor 4.
Proinflammatory cytokines in temporomandibular joint synovial fluid before and after arthrocentesis.
They can also inject hyaluronic acid, the major component of synovial fluid, into the knee in an attempt to normalize the environment.
Clinical diagnostic criteria for gout: comparison with the gold standard of synovial fluid crystal analysis.
However, based on the result of this study out of 80 samples of synovial fluid of patients suffering from RA, 3 8 (47.
The serum and synovial fluid were mixed with a Laemmli sample buffer [18] containing 3.
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CPPD crystals were first identified in 1961 in the synovial fluid of patients with gout-like symptoms without sodium urate crystals, which were described by McCarty as CPDD [4].
In 2008, Ateshian's group demonstrated this phenomenon for the first time using a small sphere articulated against a cartilage plug, showing that interstitial pressure was maintained indefinitely if the contact area moved faster than the diffusive speed of the synovial fluid.