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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We speculate that the mechanism of this injury was due to the following reasons: (1) The patient had long thick hair, which resulted in strong traction; (2) when the hair was pulled into the machine that was rotating at a high speed, the magnitude, direction and range of the force were rather great and complex; (3) the periosteum at the frontal bone is tightly connected to the skull and at the moment of injury, the strong traction avulsed the frontal bone, and lacerated the adherent dura and brain eventually.
4) A subgaleal hemorrhage is located under the cranial aponeurosis and above the periosteum.
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Excision should include the periodontal ligament and periosteum at the base of the lesion in order to reduce the chance of recurrence.
During the pulling stage, the periosteum of the bone that had been pulled apart had been continuously stretched.
5) He advocated a Z-shaped osteotomy after making several drill holes and dividing the periosteum longitudinally, reporting that this technique would minimize damage to the periosteum and endosteum.
Thickened periosteum was longitudially dissected through dissection of layers of subcutaneous tissue, fascia and by moving muscles to both sides.
102) with Spascupreel from Heel and procaine intradermally and on the scapula periosteum, her breathing remarkably improved for about 3 years until she endured several dust storms at the Burning Man Festival in the Black Rock Desert, which greatly aggravated her condition.
Management of palatal fistulas are done with local flaps (palatal flaps, island flaps, rotational flaps, hinge flaps), inter positional flaps with cancellous bone and periosteum, tongue flaps1, buccal flaps2, nasolabial flaps, vonlangenback flaps, facial artery musculomusoal flaps3, Temporalis flaps and fore arm flaps4.
Pott's Disease is classically described in the latter stages as destruction of the anterolateral surface of many continuous vertebral bodies by extension of the abscess beneath the anterior longitudinal ligaments and periosteum, leading to a kyphotic deformity.
The patella was pulled laterally and a wide periosteum elevator was inserted as a skid between the medial border of the patella and the lateral femoral condyle to unlock the patella from under the osteophytic ridge of the lateral femoral condyle.
Cut marks, peeling, and percussion marks show that the corpses of these individuals were processed in keeping with the mimetic mode used with other mammal carcasses: skinning, defleshing, dismembering, evisceration, and periosteum (membrane that lines bones) and marrow extraction," according to the researchers.