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periodoscope | periophthalmus | periople | perioplic | periosteal | periosteum | periostitis | periostracum | periotic | peripatecian | peripatetic

periosteum

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Noun
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per=i=os=te=um

CIDE DICTIONARY

periosteumn. [NL., fr. Gr. round the bones; around + a bone: cf. L. periosteon.].
     The membrane of fibrous connective tissue which closely invests all bones except at the articular surfaces.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

periosteum, n. (pl. periostea) a membrane enveloping the bones where no cartilage is present.

Derivative
periosteal adj. periostitis n.
Etymology
mod.L f. Gk periosteon (as PERI-, osteon bone)

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