synovial fluid


synovial fluid

noun

Definition of SYNOVIAL FLUID

:  a transparent viscid lubricating fluid secreted by a membrane of an articulation, bursa, or tendon sheath

First Known Use of SYNOVIAL FLUID

1846

synovial fluid

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SYNOVIAL FLUID

: a transparent viscid lubricating fluid secreted by a membrane of an articulation, bursa, or tendon sheath—called also joint fluid, synovia

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