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per•i•os•te•um



Pronunciation: (per"ē-os'tē-um), [key]
n.,
pl. -te•aPronunciation: (-tē-u). [key]
Anat.
the normal investment of bone, consisting of a dense, fibrous outer layer, to which muscles attach, and a more delicate, inner layer capable of forming bone.

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