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English definition of “synovial fluid”

synovial fluid

noun [U] uk   /saɪˌnəʊ.vi.əlˈfluː.ɪd/ us    /-ˌnoʊ-/ specialized
a transparent, sticky liquid produced in our joints (= places where two bones are connected) that allows the bones and tendons to move smoothlySubstances and structures in the body
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