(?), a. (Anat.) Situated around bone; of or pertaining to the periosteum.
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(?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. round the bones; around + a bone: cf. L. periosteon.] (Anat.) The membrane of fibrous connective tissue which closely invests all bones except at the articular surfaces.
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(?), n. [NL. See Periosteum, and -itis.] (Med.) Inflammation of the periosteum.
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(?), n.;
pl. Periostraca (#).
[NL., fr. Gr. around + shell of a testacean.] (Zol.) A chitinous membrane covering the exterior of many shells; -- called also epidermis.
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