The inner layer of the periosteum, closest to the bone. The osteoblasts are in this layer.
- L. X. E. L. Ollier:
Des moyens chirurgicaux de favoriser la reproduction des os après les résections, etc.
Gazette hebdomadaire de médecine et de chirurgie, Paris, 1858, 5: 572-577, 651-653, 733-736, 769-770, 853-857, 890, 899-905.
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