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A synovial membrane is a layer of soft connective tissue that lines tendon sheaths, movable joints, and bursae, the fluid-filled sacs between tendons and bone, explains Arthritis-health.com and PubMed Health. Its functio... More »

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The function of synovial fluid is to lubricate the joints and to act as a medium for nutrients to maintain the cartilage. The cells that maintain the cartilage have no blood, nerves or lymphatic ducts connected to them, ... More »

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Hyaline cartilage tissue reduces friction at joints, supports bronchial and tracheal tubes, and acts as a shock absorber between vertebrae. It also maintains the shape and the flexibility of fleshy appendages. More »

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