joint capsule

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joint cap·sule

n. cápsula articular, cubierta en forma de bolsa que envuelve una articulación.
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The articular capsule is richly innervated with sensory neurons (including pain) and extensive blood and lymphatic networks.
After the replacement of the femur head in acetabulum, the articular capsule was sutured even without resurfacing.
Finally, the articular capsule and skin were sutured after the joint cavity was irrigated with physiological saline solution, and the animals were allowed free cage activity postoperatively.