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Definition of Perichondrium

Perichondrium: A dense membrane that is composed of fibrous connective tissue that closely wraps all cartilage except the cartilage in joints, which is covered by a synovial membrane.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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