Synovial fluid

Synovial fluid. A fluid that lubricates the joint and keeps the cartilage smooth and healthy.

Source: MedLinePlus Magazine (NIH)1

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Synovial Fluid: The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the Synovial Membrane. It contains mucin, albumin, fat, and mineral salts and serves to lubricate joints.2

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References

  1. Source: MedLinePlus Magazine (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ magazine/ issues/ winter13/ articles/ winter13pg11.html
  2. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)

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