involucrum

noun in·vo·lu·crum \ ˌin-və-ˈlü-krəm \

Definition of involucrum

plural involucra play \ˌin-və-ˈlü-krə\
: a surrounding envelope or sheath

Origin and Etymology of involucrum

New Latin, sheath, involucre, from Latin, wrapper, from involvere to wrap


Medical Dictionary

involucrum

noun in·vo·lu·crum \ ˌin-və-ˈlü-krəm \

medical Definition of involucrum

plural involucra play \-krə\
: a formation of new bone about a sequestrum (as in osteomyelitis)

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