articular capsule

n.

A sac enclosing a joint, formed by an outer fibrous membrane and an inner synovial membrane.joint capsule

Nearby words

  1. articles of agreement,
  2. articles of association,
  3. articles of confederation,
  4. articles of war,
  5. articular,
  6. articular cartilage,
  7. articular chondrocalcinosis,
  8. articular corpuscle,
  9. articular disk,
  10. articular lamella


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