peridesmium


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peridesmium

 [per″ĭ-dez´me-um]
the areolar membrane that covers the ligaments.
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per·i·des·mi·um

(per'i-dez'mē-ŭm),
The connective tissue membrane surrounding a ligament.
[peri- + G. desmion (desmos), band]
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per·i·des·mi·um

(per'i-dez'mē-ŭm)
The connective tissue membrane surrounding a ligament.
[peri- + G. desmion (desmos), band]
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