The presence of an articular disk also permits a more even distribution of forces between the articulating surfaces of bones, increases the stability of the joint, and aids in directing the flow of synovial fluid to areas of the articular cartilage that experience the most friction.
The term "meniscus" has a very similar meaning.
Diagnostic importance of MRI and CT scans for synovial osteochondromatosis of the temporomandibular joint.(magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography)(CASE REPORT)(Case study)
Oct 01, 2011; Synovial chondromatosis (SC) is an uncommon, benign, monoarticular arthropathy (1,2) that is characterized by the presence of...