The synovial membrane of a synovial joint produces and maintains proper levels of synovial fluid. As explained by Johns Hopkins, the synovial membrane is tissue that lines the joint and seals it into a joint capsule. Syn... More » Science Human Anatomy

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 » Science Human Anatomy Glands & Hormones

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 and PubMed Health. Its functio... More » Science Human Anatomy
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