Anatomy of a Healthy Joint

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Anatomy of a Healthy Joint

Picture of a cross section of a healthy joint

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The synovial membrane lines the joint and produces synovial fluid to cushion the movement of the joint.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerStanford M. Shoor, MD - Rheumatology
Last RevisedApril 8, 2011

Last Revised: April 8, 2011

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Stanford M. Shoor, MD - Rheumatology




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