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synovial tendon sheath

 

Definition: a sheath of synovial membrane enveloping certain of the tendons; it contains a small amount of synovial fluid.

Synonym(s): vagina synovialis tendinisTA, mucous sheath of tendon, theca tendinis, vagina mucosa tendinis, vaginal synovial membrane

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