perichondrium definition

  • noun:
    • The fibrous membrane layer of connective tissue covering the surface of cartilage except at the endings of joints.
    • a dense level of fibrous connective muscle surrounding the cartilage of developing bone
    • The membrane of fibrous connective tissue which closely invests cartilage, except where covering articular areas.
    • The fibrous financial investment of cartilage; a membrane which takes care of the free areas of many cartilages, corresponding towards the periosteum of bone tissue.

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