noun, plural per·i·os·te·a [per-ee-os-tee-uh] /ˌpɛr iˈɒs ti ə/. Anatomy.
Origin of periosteum
OTHER WORDS FROM periosteumper·i·os·te·al, per·i·os·te·ous, adjectiveper·i·os·te·al·ly, adverbsub·per·i·os·te·al, adjectivesub·per·i·os·te·al·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for subperiosteal
The cases complicated with subperiosteal hemorrhages are claimed as scurvy by Th.
Subperiosteal hemorrhage may be clearly seen by means of the fluoroscope or in X-ray photographs (Figs. 16 and 17).
If there has been no subperiosteal abscess, the dressing need not be removed for forty-eight hours.
During life they are frequently mistaken for subperiosteal hemorrhages.
Growth is by substitution at the proximal end and by subperiosteal lamellation circumferentially.The Baculum in Microtine Rodents|Sydney Anderson