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perineurium

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noun peri·neu·ri·um \ˌper-ə-ˈnu̇r-ē-əm, -ˈnyu̇r-\

Definition of perineurium

plural perineuriaplay \-ē-ə\

  1. :  the connective-tissue sheath that surrounds a bundle of nerve fibers



Origin of perineurium

New Latin, from peri- + Greek neuron nerve — more at nerve


First Known Use: circa 1842


Medical Dictionary

perineurium

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noun peri·neu·ri·um \ˌper-ə-ˈn(y)u̇r-ē-əm\

Medical Definition of perineurium

plural perineuria \-ē-ə\play

  1. :  the sheath of connective tissue that surrounds a bundle of nerve fibers




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