Definition of perichondrium in English:
The connective tissue that envelops cartilage where it is not at a joint.
- Using the chisel elevator, the surgeon elevates the inner perichondrium from the underlying cartilage in all directions.
- A septal hematoma is a blood-filled cavity between the cartilage and the supporting perichondrium.
- There was no apparent relationship with the cricoid perichondrium.
Definition of perichondrium in:
- US English dictionary
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