The synovium is the cell layer that constitutes the inner lining of the knee joint and other joints.


Synovium and the joint fluid

The synovium is smooth and glistening. It produces the joint fluid, which lubricates the joint and nourishes some of the structures within the joint.

Synovial lining
Synovial membrane

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