What does the word periosteum mean?

Usage examples for periosteum

  1. The bone is melted away and pus escapes from the bone under the periosteum, involving the soft tissues. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  2. This blemish is due to an inflammation of the periosteum. – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  3. Reduction is often difficult on account of the periosteum and other soft tissues getting between the fragments, and on account of the small size of the upper fragment. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson

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