joint capsule

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joint capsule

[′jȯint ‚kap·səl]
(anatomy)
A sheet of fibrous connective tissue enclosing a synovial joint.
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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.
Two protective sutures were placed in the articular capsule before the incision.
In the normal anatomy, the incudomalleolar joint is a saddle-shaped diarthrosis surrounded by an articular capsule.
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 soft tissue appeared normal, and an incision was made in the articular capsule.
Articular capsule and transverse ligaments were completely ossified.