fiber of Sharpey

fiber of Shar·​pey | \-ˈshärpē\

Definition of fiber of Sharpey 

: any of the thready processes of the periosteum that penetrate the tissue of the superficial lamellae of bones

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History and Etymology for fiber of Sharpey

after William Sharpey †1880 Scottish anatomist

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