synovial membrane

(redirected from synovial layer of articular capsule)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Synovial membrane - a thin membrane in synovial (freely moving) joints that lines the joint capsule and secretes synovial fluidsynovial membrane - a thin membrane in synovial (freely moving) joints that lines the joint capsule and secretes synovial fluid
tissue layer, membrane - a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants