synovial hernia

n.

The protrusion of an inner synovial membrane through an opening in the stratum fibrosum of a joint capsule.

Nearby words

  1. synovial bursa,
  2. synovial crypt,
  3. synovial cyst,
  4. synovial fluid,
  5. synovial frenulum,
  6. synovial joint,
  7. synovial ligament,
  8. synovial membrane,
  9. synovial sheath,
  10. synovioma


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