NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,118 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- listen (SIH-noh-VY-tis)
- Inflammation (swelling, pain, and warmth) of a synovial membrane, which is a layer of connective tissue that lines a joint, such as the hip, knee, ankle, or shoulder. Synovitis is caused by some types of arthritis and other diseases.