Definitions for synovial fluid

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  1. synovia, synovial fluid(noun)

    viscid lubricating fluid secreted by the membrane lining joints and tendon sheaths etc.

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  1. Synovial fluid

    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.

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  1. Synovial Fluid

    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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