epineurium

noun
epi·neu·ri·um | \ ˌe-pə-ˈn(y)u̇r-ē-əm \

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

New Latin

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epineurium

noun
epi·neu·ri·um | \ ˌep-ə-ˈn(y)u̇r-ē-əm \

Medical Definition of epineurium 

: the external connective-tissue sheath of a nerve trunk

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