epimysium


epi·my·si·um

noun \ˌe-pə-ˈmi-zhē-əm, -zē-\
plural -sia \-zhē-ə, -zē-ə\

Definition of EPIMYSIUM

:  the external connective-tissue sheath of a muscle

Origin of EPIMYSIUM

New Latin, irregular from epi- + Greek mys mouse, muscle — more at mouse
First Known Use: 1900

epi·my·si·um

noun \ˌep-ə-ˈmiz(h)-ē-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural -sia \-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of EPIMYSIUM

: the external connective-tissue sheath of a muscle—compare endomysium

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