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What is the fluid in the knee joint?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
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In brief: Synovial fluid

The fluid in all joints is known as synovial fluid.
This fluid acts as a lubricant to the joints and tendons.

In brief: Synovial fluid

The fluid in all joints is known as synovial fluid.
This fluid acts as a lubricant to the joints and tendons.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Synovial

Normal fluid in the knee joint is known as synovial fluid.

In brief: Synovial

Normal fluid in the knee joint is known as synovial fluid.
Dr. Edward Hellman
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Dr. Jonathan Cluett
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Knee Joint Fluid

Most often, knee joint fluid is called synovial fluid.
Synovial fluid is the normal, slippery fluid found in joints that helps make movement smooth. In many inflammatory conditions, such as different types of arthritis, joint fluid can accumulate and cause discomfort. There can also be other fluids that accumulate in joints such as blood (fractures and ligament injuries) or pus (infection).

In brief: Knee Joint Fluid

Most often, knee joint fluid is called synovial fluid.
Synovial fluid is the normal, slippery fluid found in joints that helps make movement smooth. In many inflammatory conditions, such as different types of arthritis, joint fluid can accumulate and cause discomfort. There can also be other fluids that accumulate in joints such as blood (fractures and ligament injuries) or pus (infection).
Dr. Jonathan Cluett
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Dr. Gregory Harvey
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Synovial fluid

Synovial fluid is the name of the fluid in the knee joint.
One of the main components is hyaluronic acid. A main function of the fluid is to provide lubrication so that there is less friction with knee motion.

In brief: Synovial fluid

Synovial fluid is the name of the fluid in the knee joint.
One of the main components is hyaluronic acid. A main function of the fluid is to provide lubrication so that there is less friction with knee motion.
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