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Definition of Synovial membrane

Synovial membrane: A layer of connective tissue that lines the cavities of joints, tendon sheaths, and bursae and makes synovial fluid, which has a lubricating function.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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