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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

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.

This article was originally based on an entry from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy. As such, some of the information contained within it may be outdated.


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