synovial fluid

noun

Definition of synovial fluid

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

1846

First Known Use of synovial fluid

1846


Medical Dictionary

synovial fluid

noun

Medical Definition of synovial fluid

  1. :  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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