periosteal elevator


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per·i·os·te·al el·e·va·tor

an instrument used for separating the periosteum from the bone.
Synonym(s): rugine (1)

per·i·os·te·al el·e·va·tor

(per'ē-os'tē-ăl el'ĕ-vā-tŏr)
An instrument used for separating the periosteum from the bone.
Synonym(s): rugine (1) .

per·i·os·te·al el·e·va·tor

(per'ē-os'tē-ăl el'ĕ-vā-tŏr)
A surgical instrument used to reflect the attached periosteum from the underlying alveolar 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.