epimysium

noun epi·my·si·um \ ˌe-pə-ˈmi-zhē-əm , -zē- \

Definition of epimysium

plural epimysia play \ˌe-pə-ˈmi-zhē-ə, -zē-\
:the external connective-tissue sheath of a muscle

Origin and Etymology of epimysium

New Latin, irregular from epi- + Greek mys mouse, muscle — more at mouse


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epimysium

noun epi·my·si·um \ ˌep-ə-ˈmiz(h)-ē-əm \

medical Definition of epimysium

plural -sia play \-ē-ə\
:the external connective-tissue sheath of a muscle — compare endomysium

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