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Periosteal bud

periosteal bud n.
A vascular connective tissue bud from the perichondrium that enters the cartilage of a developing long bone and contributes to the formation of a center for ossification.


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    periosteo- pref. Periosteum: periosteotomy.

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    periosteoma per·i·os·te·o·ma (pěr’ē-ŏs’tē-ō’mə) n. A neoplasm derived from the periosteum of a bone. Also called periosteophyte.

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