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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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OA is usually associated with synovial joints (diarthroses), also known as the freely moveable joints [7].
This model was identical to model C, but to more closely simulate the actual fluid in a synovial joint, a Ringer's solution, manufactured as per Casentini et al.
The synovial joint is a complicated 'living device', and attributing all of its perfect tribo-properties to only a particular mechanism or substance would undoubtedly be a mistake.
Caption: FIGURE 2: Buprenorphine administration altered gene expression of inflammatory markers in the synovial joint of the CIA mice.
Nagayama et al., "A distinct cohort of progenitor cells participates in synovial joint and articular cartilage formation during mouse limb skeletogenesis," Developmental Biology, vol.
The pathogenesis of these cysts has been the subject of controversy, but the hypothesis of articular (synovial) origin from the proximal tibiofibular joint seems to be most likely.2 In the formation of intraneural cysts, degenerative synovial joint fluid passes through a capsular defect into an articular branch of the peroneal nerve and dissects into the parent nerve.
[sup][6] Indeed it is generally accepted that OA arises in a synovial joint secondary to abnormal biomechanical factors and intra-articular stresses.
(2) This autoimmune reaction activates CD4+ helper T cells, lymphocytes, inflammatory cytokines and mediators that are key in synovial joint damage and destruction.
This type of treatment targets the synovial joint with the objective of achieving a therapeutic effect that releases joint tension and allows for full freedom of movement.
Inflammation in the synovial joint lining and rheumatoid nodules (RNs) are characteristic lesions present in rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
"The synovial joint is truly one of nature's wonders, providing our bodies a tremendous range of motion while withstanding forces of several times body weight for millions of cycles of loading throughout life.