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en·dos·te·um

 (ĕn-dŏs′tē-əm)
n. pl. en·dos·te·a (-tē-ə)
The thin layer of cells lining the medullary cavity of a bone.

[New Latin : end(o)- + Greek osteon, bone; see ost- in Indo-European roots.]

en·dos′te·al adj.
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endosteum

(ɛnˈdɒstɪəm)
n, pl -tea (-tɪə)
(Anatomy) a highly vascular membrane lining the marrow cavity of long bones, such as the femur and humerus
[C19: New Latin, from endo- + Greek osteon bone]
enˈdosteal adj
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en•dos•te•um

(ɛnˈdɒs ti əm)

n., pl. -te•a (-ti ə)
the connective tissue lining the marrow cavity of bones.
[1880–85; end- + New Latin osteum < Greek ostéon bone]
en•dos′te•al, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.endosteum - vascular membrane that lines the inner surface of long bones
long bone, os longum - in limbs of vertebrate animals: a long cylindrical bone that contains marrow
tissue layer, membrane - a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants
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en·dos·te·um

n. endostio, células localizadas en la cavidad medular central de los huesos que sirven de cobertura a la superficie interior del hueso.
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