synovial membrane

n.

The connective-tissue membrane that lines the cavity of a synovial joint and produces the synovial fluid.synovium

Nearby words

  1. synovial fluid,
  2. synovial frenulum,
  3. synovial hernia,
  4. synovial joint,
  5. synovial ligament,
  6. synovial sheath,
  7. synovioma,
  8. synovitis,
  9. synovitis sicca,
  10. synovium


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Science definitions for synovial membrane

synovial membrane

The connective-tissue membrane that lines the cavity of a joint and produces the synovial fluid.
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