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joint capsule

[′jȯint ‚kap·səl]
(anatomy)
A sheet of fibrous connective tissue enclosing a synovial joint.
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The trocar perforated through the gluteus medius and gluteus minimus muscles before entering the articular capsule of the hip joint through its posterior area.
After articular capsule and short external rotators (Including piriformis, superior gemellus, inferior gemellus, quadratus femoris) were reattached to the posterior border of the greater trochanter by several bone holes after replacement, one of our researchers, who did not involve in the operation and in evaluation of the results, was responsible for opening these envelopes and preparing the study medication.
The I-scan 4000 and the I-scan 5051 pressure test pieces were placed, respectively, in tibiofemoral and patellofemoral joint, and the articular capsule was sutured.
Morphologically, the synovial consists of two layers: one cellular intima layer and another for support, the vascular subintima layer, which combines with the articular capsule. The intima layer consists of cells within an amorphous and fiber-free matrix whose width varies approximately from 1 to 4 cells.
Nicola, "Anterior dislocation of the shoulder: the role of the articular capsule," Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, vol.
Two protective sutures were placed in the articular capsule before the incision.
Finally, the articular capsule and skin were sutured after the joint cavity was irrigated with physiological saline solution, and the animals were allowed free cage activity postoperatively.
In the normal anatomy, the incudomalleolar joint is a saddle-shaped diarthrosis surrounded by an articular capsule. The joint cavity is incompletely divided into two parts by a wedge-shaped articular disk, or meniscus.
The articular capsule of the hip joint is a fibrous collagenous structure that encircles the proximal femur and acetabulum and is reinforced by capsular ligaments (iliofemoral, pubofemoral, and ischiofemoral components).
Acetylcholine sensitivity of the spine-test articular capsule of the sea-urchin Eucidaris tribuloides.
The articular capsule was opened widely and the fracture site was identified using fluoroscopic guidance.