articular lamella

n.

The compact layer of bone on its articular surface that is firmly attached to the overlying articular cartilage.

Nearby words

  1. articular capsule,
  2. articular cartilage,
  3. articular chondrocalcinosis,
  4. articular corpuscle,
  5. articular disk,
  6. articular muscle,
  7. articular muscle of elbow,
  8. articular muscle of knee,
  9. articular nerve,
  10. articularly


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