epimysium

noun
epi·​my·​si·​um | \ ˌe-pə-ˈmi-zhē-əm How to pronounce epimysium (audio) , -zē- \
plural epimysia\ ˌe-​pə-​ˈmi-​zhē-​ə How to pronounce epimysium (audio) , -​zē-​ \

Definition of epimysium

: the external connective-tissue sheath of a muscle

First Known Use of epimysium

1900, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for epimysium

New Latin, irregular from epi- + Greek mys mouse, muscle — more at mouse entry 1

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“Epimysium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epimysium. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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epimysium

noun
epi·​my·​si·​um | \ ˌep-ə-ˈmiz(h)-ē-əm How to pronounce epimysium (audio) \
plural epimysia\ -​ē-​ə How to pronounce epimysium (audio) \

Medical Definition of epimysium

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

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