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.
- Synovial membrane
synovial membrane n. The connective-tissue membrane that lines the cavity of a synovial joint and produces the synovial fluid. Also called synovium. synovial membrane The connective-tissue membrane that lines the cavity of a joint and produces the synovial fluid.
- Synovial sheath
synovial sheath n. The membrane lining the cavity of bone through which a tendon moves.
synovioma syn·o·vi·o·ma (sĭ-nō’vē-ō’mə) n. A tumor of synovial origin, involving a joint or tendon sheath.