arthrocentesis

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Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek ἄρθρον (árthron, joint) + κέντησις (kéntēsis, puncture).

Noun[edit]

arthrocentesis (uncountable)

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  1. (surgery) The clinical procedure of using a syringe to collect synovial fluid from a joint capsule, used in the diagnosis of gout, arthritis, and synovial infections.

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