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perichondrium vs. periosteum
[ per-i-kon-dree-uhm ]
- the membrane of fibrous connective tissue covering the surface of cartilages except at the joints.
[ per-ee-os-tee-uhm ]
- the normal investment of bone, consisting of a dense, fibrous outer layer, to which muscles attach, and a more delicate, inner layer capable of forming bone.