epineurium

noun

epi·​neu·​ri·​um ˌe-pə-ˈn(y)u̇r-ē-əm How to pronounce epineurium (audio)
: the external connective-tissue sheath of a nerve trunk

Word History

Etymology

New Latin

First Known Use

circa 1882, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of epineurium was circa 1882

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“Epineurium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epineurium. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

epineurium

noun
epi·​neu·​ri·​um ˌep-ə-ˈn(y)u̇r-ē-əm How to pronounce epineurium (audio)
: the external connective-tissue sheath of a nerve trunk
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