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Anatomy of a healthy joint

Healthy knee joint, with detail showing synovial membrane and fluid, ligament, cartilage, and bone

The synovial membrane lines the joint and produces synovial fluid to cushion the movement of the joint.

Current as of: June 25, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine

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