perimysium


peri·my·si·um

noun \ˌper-ə-ˈmi-zhē-əm, -zē-\
plural -sia \-zhē-ə, -zē-\

Definition of PERIMYSIUM

:  the connective-tissue sheath that surrounds a muscle and forms sheaths for the bundles of muscle fibers

Origin of PERIMYSIUM

New Latin, irregular from peri- + Greek mys mouse, muscle — more at mouse
First Known Use: circa 1842

peri·my·si·um

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

Medical Definition of PERIMYSIUM

: the connective-tissue sheath that surrounds a muscle and forms sheaths for the bundles of muscle fibers

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