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Inflammation of the synovial membrane of a joint. A healthy joint contains only a small volume of fluid, but when it is inflamed (for example, as a result of a blow or infection), copious amounts may be produced, leading to swelling and limitation of joint movement.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

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