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arthrocele (s) (noun), arthroceles (pl)
The swelling of bone contacts that are possibly caused by a hernia of a synovial membrane (tissues covered by fibrous and connective tissue) or pushing through into a connecting part of a membrane, causing severe discomfort: The pain in Hector's knee was caused by an arthrocele resulting in a swelling because a substance forced its way through the conjoining link in his leg.
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