Syn*o"vi*al (?), a. [Cf. F. synovial.] Anat.
Of or pertaining to synovia; secreting synovia.
Synovial capsule, a closed sac of synovial membrane situated between the articular surfaces at diarthrodial joints. -- Synovial fluid, synovia. -- Synovial membrane, the dense and very smooth connective tissue membrane which secretes synovia and surrounds synovial capsules and other synovial cavities.
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