Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Joint: synovial pathobiology

Contributor(s): David Moll, Chris Whitton

Anatomy

  • Synovial joints are diarthroses consisting of:
    • Bones.
    • Articular cartilage.
    • Synovial membrane.
    • Joint capsule.
    • Synovial fluid.
  • These joints permit a wide range of movement.

Articular cartilage

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Joint capsule

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Synovial fluid

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Synovial lubrication

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  •  Joint Disease in the Horse.(1996) Ed. C. W. McIlwraith, G. W. Trotter. W. B. Saunders, Philadelphia.


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