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 »

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 prostate gland secretes fluid that provides nutrients for sperm. WebMD describes the gland as walnut-size and resting directly in front of the colon. The urethra passes straight through the prostate, which allows it ... More » Science Human Anatomy Glands & Hormones

The main function of the lymphatic system is to transport lymph fluid throughout the body, which in turn helps with the functions of the immune system. The main parts of the lymphatic system are the lymph nodes, lymph ve... More »

The primary function of the prostate gland is to secrete a fluid which forms part of the seminal fluid that carries sperm. During male orgasm, the muscular glands of the prostate help to propel the fluid, along with sper... More »

Articular cartilage lacks blood and lymphatic vessels and its supply of nutrients diffuses from the synovial fluid into the cartilage matrix through pores that restrict large substances from crossing over. This lack of d... More »

Degenerative arthrosis osteoarthritis is a joint disease whereby the protective cartilage, whose function is to help joints move smoothly, wears and tears with time. This results in pain, swelling, and the development of... More » Health Conditions & Diseases