Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Synovial Fluid

Viscous lubricating fluid secreted into the joint cavity by the synovial membrane; this fluid also helps to nourish the articular cartilage with nutrients obtained from the vascular lining of the synovial membrane.

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