[en-dos-tee-uh m] /ɛnˈdɒs ti əm/

noun, plural endostea
[en-dos-tee-uh] /ɛnˈdɒs ti ə/ (Show IPA). Anatomy.
the membrane lining the medullary cavity of a bone.
noun (pl) -tea (-tɪə)
a highly vascular membrane lining the marrow cavity of long bones, such as the femur and humerus

endosteum en·dos·te·um (ěn-dŏs’tē-əm)
n. pl. en·dos·te·a (-tē-ə)
The thin layer of cells lining the medullary cavity of a bone. Also called medullary membrane.
en·dos’te·al adj.


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