synovial membrane

noun

Medical Definition of synovial membrane

: the dense connective-tissue membrane that secretes synovial fluid and that lines the ligamentous surfaces of joint capsules, tendon sheaths where free movement is necessary, and bursae

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“Synovial membrane.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/synovial%20membrane. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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