Definitions for synovial fluid
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synovia, synovial fluid(noun)
viscid lubricating fluid secreted by the membrane lining joints and tendon sheaths etc.
Synovial fluid is a viscous, non-Newtonian fluid found in the cavities of synovial joints. With its yolk-like consistency, the principal role of synovial fluid is to reduce friction between the articular cartilage of synovial joints during movement.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the SYNOVIAL MEMBRANE. It contains mucin, albumin, fat, and mineral salts and serves to lubricate joints.
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