Sharpey's fiber


Shar·​pey's fiber ˈshär-pēz- How to pronounce Sharpey's fiber (audio)
: any of the thready processes of the periosteum that penetrate the tissue of the superficial lamellae of bones

Dictionary Entries Near Sharpey's fiber

Cite this Entry

“Sharpey's fiber.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!