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endosteum

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noun end·os·te·um \en-ˈdäs-tē-əm\

Definition of endosteum

plural -tea \-tē-ə\

  1. :  the layer of vascular connective tissue lining the medullary cavities of bone



Origin of endosteum

New Latin, from end- + Greek osteon bone — more at osseous


First Known Use: circa 1881


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endosteum

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noun end·os·te·um \en-ˈdäs-tē-əm\

Medical Definition of endosteum

plural -tea \-tē-ə\play

  1. :  the layer of vascular connective tissue lining the medullary cavities of bone




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