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n. pl. per·i·chon·dri·a (-drē-ə)
The fibrous membrane of connective tissue covering the surface of cartilage except at the endings of joints.

[New Latin : peri- + Greek khondros, cartilage; see chondro-.]

per′i·chon′dri·al (-drē-əl) adj.


n, pl -dria (-drɪə)
(Anatomy) the white fibrous membrane that covers the surface of cartilage
[C18: New Latin, from peri- + Greek chondros cartilage]
ˌperiˈchondrial, ˌperiˈchondral adj


(ˌpɛr ɪˈkɒn dri əm)

n., pl. -dri•a (-dri ə)
the membrane of fibrous connective tissue covering the surface of cartilages except at the joints.
[1735–45; < New Latin < Greek peri- peri- + -chondrion, derivative of chóndros cartilage]
per`i•chon′dral, per`i•chon′dri•al, adj.
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The clinical examinations on human patients following perichondral or periosteal grafts have disappointing results.
These recently introduced resurfacing alternatives include periosteal and perichondral grafts, morselized autologous osteochondral mixtures, biomaterials, autologous chondrocyte transplantation, osteochondral allografts, and autologous osteochondral transplantation.
2] On the other hand, Schilling et al[3] claimed that the tensile forces exerted by the laryngeal skeletal muscles, especially the vocalis muscles, on the local perichondral or periosteal surfaces may contribute to focal changes in the ossified cartilage, predisposing to tissue turnover and secondary neovascularization.