periosteum defined in 1951 yearperiosteum - periosteum;
periosteum - Layer of connective tissue tightly investing vertebrate bones, to which muscles and tendons are attached. Contains active or (in adult) potential osteoblasts, which in the embryo, and in the adult after fractures, are important in formation of bone.
near periosteum in Knolik
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