involucrum

noun
in·vo·lu·crum | \ˌin-və-ˈlü-krəm \
plural involucra\ˌin-və-ˈlü-krə \

Definition of involucrum 

: a surrounding envelope or sheath

First Known Use of involucrum

1657, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for involucrum

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

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involucrum

noun
in·vo·lu·crum | \ˌin-və-ˈlü-krəm \
plural involucra\-krə \

Medical Definition of involucrum 

: a formation of new bone about a sequestrum (as in osteomyelitis)

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