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What is synovial fluid?
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Michael Erickson
General Practice
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In brief: Joint Lubrication
Synovial fluid is a viscus fluid in between joints.
Generally made up of hyaluronan sequester water and give a consistency conductive to "slippery" movement. This is located between cartilage so that when the joints glide across each other they don't cause damage and inflammation.

In brief: Joint Lubrication
Synovial fluid is a viscus fluid in between joints.
Generally made up of hyaluronan sequester water and give a consistency conductive to "slippery" movement. This is located between cartilage so that when the joints glide across each other they don't cause damage and inflammation.
Michael Erickson
Michael Erickson
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