• Ganglion Cyst Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms
  • Cyst- Membranous sac containing fluid.
  • Tendons- Flexible fibrous tissue cord which attaches muscles to bones.
  • Tendon sheath- A membranous layer around tendon which enables it to stretch without adhesions to surrounding structures.
  • Joint- Area where two or more bones are fitted together.
  • Joint capsule- Sac surrounding the joint.
  • Aneurysm- Localized swelling of an artery wall.
  • Arthritis- A disease characterized by pain & stiffness of joints.
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