subperiosteal amputation sub·per·i·os·te·al amputation (sŭb’pěr-ē-ŏs’tē-əl)
Amputation in which the periosteum is stripped back from the bone that is to be amputated and replaced afterward to form a periosteal flap over the cut end. Also called periosteoplastic amputation.
noun, plural periostea [per-ee-os-tee-uh] /ˌpɛr iˈɒs ti ə/ (Show IPA). Anatomy. 1. the normal investment of bone, consisting of a dense, fibrous outer layer, to which muscles attach, and a more delicate, inner layer capable of forming bone. noun (pl) -tea (-tɪə) 1. a thick fibrous two-layered membrane covering the surface of bones periosteum per·i·os·te·um […]
noun, plural peritoneums, peritonea [per-i-tn-ee-uh] /ˌpɛr ɪ tnˈi ə/ (Show IPA). Anatomy. 1. the serous membrane lining the abdominal cavity and investing its viscera. noun (pl) -nea (-ˈniːə), -neums 1. a thin translucent serous sac that lines the walls of the abdominal cavity and covers most of the viscera peritoneum per·i·to·ne·um or per·i·to·nae·um (pěr’ĭ-tn-ē’əm) n. […]
- Subperitoneal fascia
subperitoneal fascia sub·per·i·to·ne·al fascia (sŭb’pěr-ĭ-tn-ē’əl) n. The thin layer of fascia and adipose tissue between the peritoneum and the transverse fascia. Also called extraperitoneal fascia.
noun 1. any of the major appearances or aspects in which a thing of varying modes or conditions manifests itself to the eye or mind. 2. a stage in a process of change or development: Each phase of life brings its own joys. 3. a side, aspect, or point of view: This is only one […]