The membrane of fibrous connective tissue which closely invests cartilage, except where covering articular surfaces.
layer, or "skin" of fibrous inner tissue on the surface of cartilage.
The layer that surrounds a cartilage, consisting of an outer fibrous region and an inner cellular region.
The membranes which cover cartilages.
chondros = granule, gristle, cartilage; connective tissue and cellular layer surrounding cartilage.
Greek peri = around, and chondros = cartilage; hence, the membrane covering cartilage.
(pawr'-ih-KOHN-dree-uhm) A layer of dense connective tissue that envelopes cartilage.
A layer of connective tissue that forms around the cartilage during bone formation. Cells in the perichondrium lay down a peripheral layer that develops into compact bone.
Connective tissue covering which surrounds cartilage
The perichondrium is a layer of dense connective tissue which surrounds the cartilage of developing bone. It consists of two separate layers: an outer fibrous layer and and inner chondrogenic layer. The fibrous layer contains fibroblasts, which produce collagenous fibers.