fibrous membrane

n.

The outer fibrous part of the capsule of a synovial joint that may be thickened in places to form capsular ligaments.

Nearby words

  1. fibrous capsule,
  2. fibrous cortical defect,
  3. fibrous dysplasia of bone,
  4. fibrous goiter,
  5. fibrous joint,
  6. fibrous root,
  7. fibrous tissue,
  8. fibrous tubercle,
  9. fibrously,
  10. fibrovascular


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