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name the two synovial cavities that the meniscus creates?

1. superior compartment
2. inferior compartment


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)


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