Periosteoma
A benign tumor arising from the periosteum, the dense membrane composed of fibrous connective tissue that closely wraps (invests) all bone (except the articular surfaces of bone in joints which are covered by synovial membranes). Also called a periostoma.
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A neoplasm derived from the periosteum. SYN: periosteophyte, periostoma.

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peri·os·te·o·ma (per″e-os-te-oґmə) a morbid bony growth surrounding a bone.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • periosteoma — peri·os·te·o·ma …   English syllables

  • periosteoma — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Periostoma — A benign tumor arising from the periosteum, the dense membrane composed of fibrous connective tissue that closely wraps (invests) all bone (except the articular surfaces of bone in joints which are covered by synovial membranes). * * * SYN:… …   Medical dictionary

  • periosteophyte — SYN: periosteoma. [periosteo + G. phyton, growth] * * * peri·os·teo·phyte (per″e osґte o fīt″) [periosteum + phyte] a bony outgrowth on the periosteum …   Medical dictionary

  • periosteosis — The formation of a periosteoma. SYN: periostosis. * * * peri·os·teo·sis (per″e os″te oґsis) periostosis …   Medical dictionary

  • periost- — combining form or perioste or periosteo Etymology: New Latin periosteum 1. : periosteum periosteomyelitis …   Useful english dictionary

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