Involucrum is a layer of new bone growth outside existing bone seen in pyogenic osteomyelitis. It results from the stripping off of the periosteum by the accumulation of pus within the bone, and new bone growing from the periosteum. It can be seen radiographically (e.g. with x-rays), but is extreme...
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In`vo·lu'crum noun ; plural Latin Involucra , English Involucrums . [ Latin See Involucre .] 1. (Botany) See Involucre . 2. (Zoology) A sheath which surrounds the base of the la...
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1. <botany> See Involucre. ... 2. <zoology> A sheath which surrounds the base of the lasso cells in the Siphonophora. ... Origin: L. See Involucre. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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(in″vo-loo´krәm) Latin word meaning a covering or sheath, as of a sequestrum.
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• (n.) See Involucre. • (n.) A sheath which surrounds the base of the lasso cells in the Siphonophora.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: in′vō-lū′krŭm, -loo′kră Definitions: 1. An enveloping membrane, a sheath or sac. 2. The sheath of new bone that forms around a sequestrum. Synonyms: involucre
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