endosteum


noun, plural en·dos·te·a [en-dos-tee-uh] /ɛnˈdɒs ti ə/. Anatomy.

  1. the membrane lining the medullary cavity of a bone.

noun plural -tea (-tɪə)

  1. a highly vascular membrane lining the marrow cavity of long bones, such as the femur and humerus

n. pl. en•dos•te•a (-tē-ə)

  1. The thin layer of cells lining the medullary cavity of a bone.medullary membrane

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