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In medicine and rheumatology, synovitis is "inflammation of a synovial membrane. It is usually painful, particularly on motion, and is characterized by a fluctuating swelling due to effusion within a synovial sac."
- Anonymous (2015), Synovitis (English). Medical Subject Headings. U.S. National Library of Medicine.
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