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The inner layer of the periosteum. It contains osteoblasts that become active during repair of fractures.Synonym: osteogenic layer
See also: Ollier, Louis Xavier Edouard
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Ollier,Louis Xavier Edouard Léopold, French surgeon, 1830-1900.
Ollier disease - proliferation of cartilage in the metaphyses of several bones, causing distorted growth in length or pathological fractures. Synonym(s): enchondromatosis
Ollier graft - a thin split-thickness graft, usually in small pieces. Synonym(s): Ollier-Thiersch graft; Thiersch graft
Ollier rake retractor
Ollier theory - a theory of compensatory growth.
Ollier-Thiersch graft - Synonym(s): Ollier graft
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