articular membrane

articular membrane

[är′tik·yə·lər ′mem‚brān]
(invertebrate zoology)
A flexible region of the cuticle between sclerotized areas of the exoskeleton of an arthropod; functions as a joint.
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Therapeutic ultrasound increases cell permeability by setting up the cavitations, thus aiding in cell communication across articular membrane and linings.