Fibrous membrane of articular capsule

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Fibrous membrane of articular capsule
Diagrammatic section of a diarthrodial joint.
Illu synovial joint.jpg
Synovial joint
Latin membrana fibrosa capsulae articularis
Gray's subject #68 282
Dorlands/Elsevier m_08/12522052

The fibrous membrane of articular capsule (fibrous capsule) is attached to the whole circumference of the articular end of each bone entering into the joint, and thus entirely surrounds the articulation.

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