perichondral bone

[ pĕr′ĭ-kŏndrəl ]

n.

A collar or cuff of osseous tissue that forms in the perichondrium of the cartilage in the development of a long bone.

Nearby words

  1. pericementum,
  2. pericenter,
  3. pericentre,
  4. perichaetial,
  5. pericholangitis,
  6. perichondritis,
  7. perichondrium,
  8. perichrome,
  9. periclase,
  10. periclean


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