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joint cap·sule

n. cápsula articular, cubierta en forma de bolsa que envuelve una articulación.
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Caption: Figure 7: Eight weeks after the trauma, radiographs revealed mild calcification around the anterior articular capsule, medial collateral ligament, and lateral collateral ligament.
There is rich innervation to articular capsule, tendons, ligaments, synovium and periosteum via a mixture of free nerve endings and receptors.
The solution was injected from intermuscular space following fixation of the implants and closure of articular capsule, short external rotators.
Articular capsule: This is a thick fibrous membrane that arises from the ends of the bones and surrounds the joint.
The joints are known as synovial joints, which mean that they contain a cavity filled with synovial fluid, an articular capsule, and articular cartilage.
This is the articular capsule surrounding the joint, with an outer layer composed of avascular, white fibrous tissue, and an inner layer which is often known as the synovial membrane.
Temporomandibular joint comprises mandibular head mandibular fossa articular disc and articular capsule (Getty 1975; Nickel et al.
In the experiments, the articular capsule was opened, and then the sensing piece of I-scan sensor was, respectively, put into the joint gaps of tibiofemoral and patellofemoral joint (Figure 7).