junctura synovialis


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syn·o·vi·al joint

[TA]
a joint in which the opposing bony surfaces are covered with a layer of hyaline cartilage or fibrocartilage within a joint cavity that contains synovial fluid, lined with synovial membrane and reinforced by a fibrous capsule and ligaments; and there is some degree of free movement possible.
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synovial joint

A freely movable joint in which the contributing (joint-facing) bones are covered by an articular capsule enclosed in a cavity lined by a synovial membrane and filled with synovial fluid.
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