Synovial sheath

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Synovial sheath
Latin vagina synovialis
Dorlands/Elsevier v_01/12842696

A synovial sheath is a a layer of a tendon sheath containing tendons in the hand and foot.

They lie internal to the fibrous tendon sheaths.[1]

An example is the common synovial sheath for the flexor tendons.

See also