synovial membrane



synovial membrane defined in 1951 year

synovial membrane - synovial membrane;
synovial membrane - Membrane of connective tissue forming a bag (synovial sac) enclosing a freely movable joint, e.g. elbow joint, being attached to the bones at either side of the joint. The bag is filled with a viscous fluid (synovial fluid) containing mucoprotein, lubricating the smooth cartilage surfaces which make the contact between the two bones.

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