perichondral

adjective

peri·​chon·​dral ˌper-ə-ˈkän-drəl How to pronounce perichondral (audio)
: relating to, formed by, or being ossification that occurs peripherally beneath the perichondrium of a cartilage compare endochondral, intramembranous sense 1

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“Perichondral.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/perichondral. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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