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per·i·chon·dri·um

 (pĕr′ĭ-kŏn′drē-əm)
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.
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perichondrium

(ˌpɛrɪˈkɒndrɪəm)
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
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per•i•chon•dri•um

(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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Since it was first introduced by Wullstein in 1952 (1) and Zollner in 1955, (2) several grafting materials have been described including temporalis fascia, perichondria, periostia, vein, fat, and cartilage.
In the mouse embryo, the intramembranous bone (MB) is highly stained, and we can compare similar staining of perichondria in chick and mouse (double arrow).
Histologically, existence of a subdermal plexus and vascular channels separately in both the fascial and perichondria! layers makes this posterior flaps feasible.