The connective-tissue membrane that lines the cavity of a joint and produces the synovial fluid.
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How to use synovial membrane in a sentence
Above, it is in connection with the synovial membrane of the pedal articulation and that of the metacarpo-phalangeal sheath.
From no surface in the body can absorption take place quicker than from the synovial membrane of a joint.
The synovial membrane and the articular cartilages utterly destroyed, as we have described, cannot again be replaced.
It is often stated that a ganglion originates from a hernial protrusion of the synovial membrane of a joint or tendon sheath.Manual of Surgery | Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
It may originate in the periosteum, or may spread thence from the marrow, or from synovial membrane.Manual of Surgery | Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles