Perichondrium



[per-i-kon-dree-uh m] /ˌpɛr ɪˈkɒn dri əm/

noun, plural perichondria
[per-i-kon-dree-uh] /ˌpɛr ɪˈkɒn dri ə/ (Show IPA). Anatomy.
1.
the membrane of fibrous connective tissue covering the surface of cartilages except at the joints.
/ˌpɛrɪˈkɒndrɪəm/
noun (pl) -dria (-drɪə)
1.
the white fibrous membrane that covers the surface of cartilage

perichondrium per·i·chon·dri·um (pěr’ĭ-kŏn’drē-əm)
n. pl per·i·chon·dri·a (-drē-ə)
The dense irregular fibrous membrane of connective tissue covering the surface of cartilage except at the endings of joints.
per’i·chon’dri·al (-drē-əl) adj.

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