perichondral bone


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per·i·chon·dral bone

in the development of a long bone a collar or cuff of osseous tissue forms in the perichondrium of the cartilage model; the connective tissue membrane of this perichondral bone then becomes periosteum.
Synonym(s): periosteal bone

perichondral bone

n.
A collar or cuff of osseous tissue that forms in the perichondrium of the cartilage in the development of a long bone.

per·i·chon·dral bone

(per'i-kon'drăl bōn)
In the development of a long bone, a collar or cuff of osseous tissue forms in the perichondrium of the cartilage model; the connective tissue membrane of this perichondral bone then becomes periosteum.