What Is the Function of Periosteum?

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Periosteum is a fibrous sheath that forms the outer surface of all bones. Its main function is to provide nourishment and sensation to the bone by providing the blood supply. This surface has nerve endings.
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Periosteum: membrane lining outer surface of bones. Functions: [1]
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around the bone.
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The periosteum is a fibrous sheath that covers bones. It contains the blood vessels and nerves that provide nourishment and sensation to the bone.
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It's been a while since I did this, but from memory it is the lining over your bone. It is made of two layers, the inner containing osteoblasts (which turn into osteocytes and produce
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