periosteum


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per·i·os·te·um

 (pĕr′ē-ŏs′tē-əm)
n. pl. per·i·os·te·a (-tē-ə)
The dense fibrous membrane covering the surface of bones except at the joints and serving as an attachment for muscles and tendons.

[New Latin, from Late Latin periosteon, from Greek, from periosteos, around the bone : peri-, peri- + osteon, bone; see ost- in Indo-European roots.]

per′i·os′te·al (-tē-əl), per′i·os′te·ous (-tē-əs) adj.

periosteum

(ˌpɛrɪˈɒstɪəm)
n, pl -tea (-tɪə)
(Anatomy) a thick fibrous two-layered membrane covering the surface of bones. Also called: periost
[C16: New Latin, from Greek periosteon, from peri- + osteon bone]
ˌperiˈosteal adj

per•i•os•te•um

(ˌpɛr iˈɒs ti əm)

n., pl. -te•a (-ti ə)
the dense, fibrous connective layer of tissue covering all bones except where ligaments attach and on the surfaces of joints.
[1590–1600; < New Latin; Late Latin periosteon, n. use of neuter of Greek periósteos around the bones. See peri-, osteo-]
per`i•os′te•al, per`i•os′te•ous, adj.
per`i•os′te•al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.periosteum - a dense fibrous membrane covering the surface of bones (except at their extremities) and serving as an attachment for tendons and muscles; contains nerves and blood vessels that nourish the enclosed bone
cambium - the inner layer of the periosteum
tissue layer, membrane - a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants
Translations

per·i·os·te·um

n. periosteo, membrana fibrosa gruesa que cubre la superficie de los huesos excepto la superficie articular.
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