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protrusion of a fold of the stratum synoviale through a rent in the stratum fibrosum of a joint capsule.
syn·o·vi·al her·ni·a(si-nō'vē-ăl hĕr'nē-ă)
Protrusion of a fold of the synovial membrane through a rent in the fibrous capsule of a joint capsule.
Protrusion of a portion of synovial membrane through a tear in the stratum fibrosum of a joint capsule.
See also: hernia