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Descriptor English: Periosteum
Descriptor Spanish: Periostio
Descriptor Portuguese: Periósteo
Descriptor French: Périoste
Tree number(s): A10.165.265.746
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010521
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 ID: 10711
Unique ID: D010521
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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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