periosteal

adjective
peri·​os·​te·​al | \ ˌper-ē-ˈä-stē-əl How to pronounce periosteal (audio) \

Definition of periosteal

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

First Known Use of periosteal

1782, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Periosteal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/periosteal. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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periosteal

adjective
peri·​os·​te·​al | \ ˌper-ē-ˈäs-tē-əl How to pronounce periosteal (audio) \

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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