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perichondrium

 [per″ĭ-kon´dre-um]
the layer of fibrous connective tissue investing all cartilage except the articular cartilage of synovial joints. adj., adj perichon´dral.

per·i·chon·dri·um

(per'i-kon'drē-ŭm), [TA]
The dense irregular connective tissue membrane around cartilage.
[peri- + G. chondros, cartilage]

perichondrium

/peri·chon·dri·um/ (-kon´dre-um) the layer of fibrous connective tissue investing all cartilage except the articular cartilage of synovial joints.perichon´dral

perichondrium

(pĕr′ĭ-kŏn′drē-əm)
n. pl. perichon·dria (-drē-ə)
The fibrous membrane of connective tissue covering the surface of cartilage except at the endings of joints.

per′i·chon′dri·al (-drē-əl) adj.

perichondrium

[-kon′drē·əm]
a fibrous, irregular connective tissue sheath and membrane surrounding both hyaline and elastic cartilages.

per·i·chon·dri·um

(per'i-kon'drē-ŭm) [TA]
The dense, irregular connective tissue membrane around cartilage.
[peri- + G. chondros, cartilage]

perichondrium

The fibrous connective tissue that covers cartilage surfaces, apart from the bearing surfaces (articular cartilages) of joints.

perichondrium

the layer of fibrous connective tissue investing all cartilage except the articular cartilage of synovial joints.