Anatomy of a Healthy Joint

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Cross section of a healthy joint

Illustration copyright 2000 by Nucleus Communications, Inc. All rights reserved.

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

Current as ofJune 4, 2014

Current as of: June 4, 2014

Author: Healthwise Staff

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