perineurium


peri·neu·ri·um

noun \ˌper-ə-ˈnr-ē-əm, -ˈnyr-\
plural peri·neu·ria\-ē-ə\

Definition of PERINEURIUM

:  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

peri·neu·ri·um

noun \ˌper-ə-ˈn(y)r-ē-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural peri·neu·ria \-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of PERINEURIUM

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

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