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 »

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 »

Cerebrospinal fluid, also known as CSF, contains 15-45 milligrams per deciliter of protein, 50-80 milligrams per deciliter of glucose and 0-5 mononuclear cells. CSF contains about two-thirds of the body's serum glucose. More »

The ventral thecal sac refers to the ventral, or front side of the thecal sac, which is a membrane that surrounds the spinal cord and some cerebrospinal fluid. A diagnosis of spinal injury and disease takes the appearanc... More »

The plane, or gliding, type of synovial joint provides the least amount of movement, says Springfield Technical Community College. This type of joint is found between the vertebrae, the carpal bones in the hand and the t... More »

An epiretinal membrane is a thin sheet of tissue that can grow on the macula, according to the Eye Institute. It can lead to vision issues due to its film-like consistency. More »

The membrane lining the medullary canal is called the endosteum membrane. It plays an important role in the healing of fractures by creating new cells necessary for the bone to fuse. More »