perichondrium


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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.
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His team removed part of the perichondrium from human ears and injected it into mice.
Pieces of cartilage are visible in a scattered fashion in the mesenchymal tissue of the skull in which some areas contain perichondrium, whereas in the articular cartilage, there is no perichondrium.
As evidenced by the second case, when the lesion is located posteriorly, access can be difficult, thereby preventing complete excision to the perichondrium.
Common uses for auricular cartilage grafts include alar batten grafts to treat nasal sidewall collapse; dorsal onlay grafts to treat the over-resected nasal dorsum or the low radix or, when shaved thin, to camouflage dorsal irregularities in rhinoplasty surgery; nasal tip grafts in primary and secondary rhinoplasty; postauricular perichondrium grafts to overlay the nasal tip and dorsum in the thin-skinned rhinoplasty patient; nasal alar reconstruction after skin cancer resection; lower lid space grafts to treat ectropian in the paralytic lower lid; and cartilage graft material to assist in repairing septal perforations.
The hyaline cartilage and perichondrium of the bronchi were structurally disorganized and contained areas of calcification.
1) The AC tendon represents a confluence of the vocal ligament, the thyroepiglottic ligament, the conus elasticus, and the internal perichondrium of the thyroid ala.
Serial sectioning of the whole specimen revealed no anatomic relationship of ABC to the cricoid perichondrium.
The superior thyroid artery and vein were ligated, and the mass was elevated from the inner perichondrium of the thyroid cartilage.
An incision was then made in the perichondrium of the thyroid lamina in the midline, and the edges of the external perichondrium were elevated from the thyroid cartilage on both sides.
Because many erosions are related to an atrophic or retracted tympanic membrane, use tragal cartilage, perichondrium, or vein to reinforce the posterosuperior quadrant of the tympanic membrane.
A small piece of tragal cartilage and perichondrium was harvested through an incision on the medial aspect of the tragus.
The perichondrium was preserved on one side of the harvested graft, then folded over after the cartilage on the side absent of perichondrium was incised.