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Joint

Describing anything in which two or more persons hold equal rights and responsibilities. For example, every account holder may use the funds in a joint account (though not always independently from the other holders), and each owner is equally liable for a jointly-held property.
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Unlike the leading synovial fluid supplement, which lasts one or two days, the new polymer remains in the joint for more than two weeks.
Tc17 expression seems to be specific to RA as the Tc17 cells are predominately distributed in the synovial fluid in RA patients, suggesting that they also play a role in joint inflammation.
This technique increases the stiffness of the graft, (7) achieves a more anatomic fixation, (13,15) and reduces synovial fluid leakage.
Acid-fast bacilli stains and cultures of synovial fluid are positive in 20 and 80% of cases, respectively.
The purpose of the present study was to determine the associations of YKL-40 in serum and synovial fluid with naturally occurring OA and diet-induced atherosclerosis in cynomolgus monkeys.
In arthritic joints, synovial fluid shows signs of too much Th1 activity and too little Th2 activity.
Atlas of Synovial Fluid Analysis and Crystal Identification.
Right knee synovial fluid was sent to ARUP Laboratories (Salt Lake City, UT, USA); results were positive for the B.
The study will however continue to 52 weeks to evaluate cartilage markers both by MRIs and synovial fluid proteomics.
The breakdown of the cartilage and synovial fluid causes the bones to rub against each other, causing stiffness, pain and loss of movement in the joint.
Describe the normal appearance of cerebrospinal fluid, serous fluids, and synovial fluid.