epineurium

noun
epi·​neu·​ri·​um | \ ˌe-pə-ˈn(y)u̇r-ē-əm How to pronounce epineurium (audio) \

Definition of epineurium

: the external connective-tissue sheath of a nerve trunk

First Known Use of epineurium

circa 1882, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for epineurium

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“Epineurium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epineurium. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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epineurium

noun
epi·​neu·​ri·​um | \ ˌep-ə-ˈn(y)u̇r-ē-əm How to pronounce epineurium (audio) \

Medical Definition of epineurium

: the external connective-tissue sheath of a nerve trunk

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