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endosteum

noun end·os·te·um \en-ˈdäs-tē-əm\
plural -tea \-tē-ə\

Definition of ENDOSTEUM

:  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

endosteum

noun end·os·te·um \en-ˈdäs-tē-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural -tea \-tē-ə\

Medical Definition of ENDOSTEUM

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

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