Subperiosteal



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 (pěr’ē-ŏs’tē-əm)
n. pl. per·i·os·te·a (-tē-ə)
The thick fibrous membrane covering the entire surface of a bone except its articular cartilage and serving as an attachment for muscles and tendons.
per’i·os’te·al (-tē-əl) or per’i·os’te·ous (-tē-əs) adj.

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