endosteum


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endosteum

[en′däs·tē·əm]
(anatomy)
The membrane lining of bone marrow cavities.
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29,30) However, he failed to recognize the bone forming potential of the periosteum and endosteum.
I also noted that inserting a stem into the canal destroys the endosteum, a thin layer of connective tissue filled with cortical capillaries that lines the medullary cavity.
In experiments with mice, evidence indicates that viral replication can take place in the periosteum or endosteum (19).
Pain results from stimulation of pain receptors in the periosteum and endosteum, although the underlying mechanisms are poorly understood.
Peripheral osteomas are caused by centrifugal growth of the periosteum and develop as masses attached to the cortical plates, whereas central osteomas arise centripetally from the endosteum.
Central ossifying fibromas arise from the endosteum or the periodontal ligament adjacent to the root apex and causes expansion of the medullary cavity.
The structure of the membrane varied from a densely organized layer adjacent to the endosteum, progressing to a more loosely organized layer closer to the implant and highly vascular (Fig 8).
For example, a strong signal was found in the endosteum of the scala tympani and basilar membrane (Figure 42), and its relative density was greatest in the basal turn.
Studies in animal models on related flaviviruses have shown the virus RNA in the synovial fluid, virus replication in the endosteum and periosteum of the affected joints and antibody indicating an immune complex aetiology of the arthritides through complement activation (16).