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Descriptor in English: Periosteum
Descriptor in Spanish: Periostio
Descriptor in Portuguese: Periósteo
Descriptor in French: Périoste
Tree number(s): A10.165.265.746
Scope note: Thin outer membrane that surrounds a bone. It contains CONNECTIVE TISSUE, CAPILLARIES, nerves, and a number of cell types.
Annotation: inflammation = PERIOSTITIS; dental = PERIODONTAL LIGAMENT
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS UI: 10711
Descriptor UI: D010521
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/16
Periosteum - Preferred
Concept UI M0016345
Scope note Thin outer membrane that surrounds a bone. It contains CONNECTIVE TISSUE, CAPILLARIES, nerves, and a number of cell types.
Preferred term Periosteum



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