fibrous articular capsule
fibrous layer of joint capsule[TA]
the outer fibrous part of the capsule of a synovial joint, which may in places thicken to form capsular ligaments.
Synonym(s): membrana fibrosa capsulae articularis [TA], fibrous layer of articular capsule ☆ , fibrous membrane of joint capsule ☆ , stratum fibrosum capsulae articularis ☆ , fibrous articular capsule
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fi·brous ar·tic·u·lar cap·sule(fī'brŭs ahr-tik'yū-lăr kap'sŭl)
The outer fibrous part of the capsule of a synovial joint, which may in places be thickened to form capsular ligaments.
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