synovial crypt n.
A diverticulum of the synovial membrane of a joint.
- Synovial fluid
synovial fluid n. See synovia. synovial fluid (sĭ-nō’vē-əl) A clear fluid secreted by membranes in joint cavities, tendon sheaths, and bursae, and functioning as a lubricant. When a joint disorder is present, the synovial fluid that is removed and examined can contain indicators of disease, such as white blood cells or crystals.
- Synovial frenulum
synovial frenulum n. See vinculum of tendons.
- Synovial hernia
synovial hernia n. The protrusion of an inner synovial membrane through an opening in the stratum fibrosum of a joint capsule.
- Synovial joint
synovial joint n. See movable joint.