periosteal bud


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Related to periosteal bud: Intramembranous ossification, endochondral bone

per·i·os·te·al bud

a vascular connective tissue bud from the perichondrium that invades the ossification center of the cartilaginous model of a developing long bone.

per·i·os·te·al bud

(per'ē-os'tē-ăl bŭd)
A vascular connective tissue bud from the perichondrium that invades the ossification center of the cartilaginous model of a developing long bone.

periosteal

pertaining to or emanating from the periosteum.

periosteal bud
a stage in the development of bone to replace existing cartilage; periosteal bud formation results in the removal of calcified cartilage.
periosteal elevator
a heavy metal instrument, with a broad, flat thin end for prising between periosteum and bone and lifting the periosteum prior to working on the bone. See also sayre elevator, matson elevator.
periosteal reaction
production of new bone by the periosteum in response to injury or irritation.
periosteal stripping
may occur in association with fractures, damaging vascular supply and delaying callus formation.