synovial capsule

noun

Definition of synovial capsule

: the completely closed cavity containing synovial fluid formed by the smooth cartilages covering the articular surfaces of the bones and the surrounding joint capsulein freely movable joints

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“Synovial capsule.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/synovial%20capsule. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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