1. synovium

noun. a thin membrane in synovial (freely moving) joints that lines the joint capsule and secretes synovial fluid.


  • tissue layer
  • synovial membrane

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Sentences with synovium

1. Noun, singular or mass
Polymyalgia rheumatica develops when joints and nearby tissue become inflamed after white blood cells attack the synovium, soft membranes that line the joints.