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1

name the two synovial cavities that the meniscus creates?

1. superior compartment
2. inferior compartment

2

what fluid is secreted by membranes that acts as a lubricant?

synovial fluid
(that provides lubrication for the condyle of the mandible as it moves)

3

the pathology of the meniscus includes the following?

1. pain function
2. limited motion
3. getting locked open and shut
4. pain on normal function