Definitions for joint capsule

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  1. Joint Capsule

    The sac enclosing a joint. It is composed of an outer fibrous articular capsule and an inner SYNOVIAL MEMBRANE.


  1. Articular capsule

    In anatomy, a joint capsule or articular capsule is an envelope surrounding a synovial joint.Each joint capsule has two parts; an outer fibrous layer or membrane, and an inner synovial layer or membrane.

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