\ɹˈa͡ɪxə͡lz sˈɪndɹə͡ʊm], \ɹˈaɪxəlz sˈɪndɹəʊm], \ɹ_ˈaɪ_x_əl_z s_ˈɪ_n_d_ɹ_əʊ_m]\
Definitions of REICHELS SYNDROME
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Rare, benign, chronic, progressive metaplasia in which cartilage is formed in the synovial membranes of joints, tendon sheaths, or bursae. Some of the metaplastic foci can become detached producing loose bodies. When the loose bodies undergo secondary calcification, the condition is called synovial osteochondromatosis.
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