periosteal


peri·os·te·al

adjective \ˌper-ē-ˈäs-tē-əl\

Definition of PERIOSTEAL

1
:  situated around or produced external to bone
2
:  of, relating to, or involving the periosteum

First Known Use of PERIOSTEAL

1830

peri·os·te·al

adjective \ˌper-ē-ˈäs-tē-əl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PERIOSTEAL

1
: situated around or produced external to bone
2
: of, relating to, or involving the periosteum <a periosteal sarcoma>

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