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endosteum

 [en-dos´te-um]
the tissue lining the medullary cavity of a bone.

en·dos·te·um

(en-dos'tē-ŭm), [TA]
A layer of cells lining the inner surface of bone in the central medullary cavity.
[endo- + G. osteon, bone]

endosteum

/en·dos·te·um/ (en-dos´te-um) the tissue lining the medullary cavity of a bone.

endosteum

(ĕn-dŏs′tē-əm)
n. pl. endos·tea (-tē-ə)
The thin layer of cells lining the medullary cavity of a bone.

en·dos′te·al adj.

en·dos·te·um

(en-dos'tē-ŭm) [TA]
A layer of cells lining the inner surface of bone in the central medullary cavity.
Synonym(s): medullary membrane.
[endo- + G. osteon, bone]

endosteum

thin membrane lining the inner surface of bone

en·dos·te·um

(en-dos'tē-ŭm) [TA]
A layer of cells lining the inner surface of bone in the central medullary cavity.
Synonym(s): medullary membrane.
[endo- + G. osteon, bone]

endosteum (endos´tēəm),

n a thin layer of connective tissue that lines the walls of the bone marrow cavities and haversian canals of compact bone and covers the trabeculae of cancellous bone. It has both osteogenic and hematopoietic potencies and, like the periosteum, takes an active part in the healing of fractures.

endosteum

the tissue lining the medullary cavity of a bone.

cortical endosteum
endosteal lining to cortical bone; delimits the marrow cavity.
osteonal endosteum
endosteal lining of the osteonal canals.
trabecular endosteum
the endosteum which coats the interior surfaces of the trabeculae.