Ollier, Louis Xavier Edouard

Ollier, Louis Xavier Edouard

(ol?e-a', ol-ya')
French surgeon, 1830–1900.

Ollier disease

See: chondrodysplasia

Ollier graft

A split-thickness skin graft that is quite thin.

Ollier layer

The inner layer of the periosteum. It contains osteoblasts that become active during repair of fractures.
Synonym: osteogenic layer