A sheath of synovial membrane enveloping certain of the tendons; it contains a small amount of synovial fluid.
Synonyms: vagina synovialis tendinis, mucous sheath of tendon, theca tendinis, vagina mucosa tendinis, vaginal synovial membrane.
(05 Mar 2000)
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