perimysium

noun
peri·my·si·um | \ˌper-ə-ˈmi-zhē-əm, -zē-\
plural perimysia\ˌper-ə-ˈmi-zhē-ə, -zē- \

Definition of perimysium 

: the connective-tissue sheath that surrounds a muscle and forms sheaths for the bundles of muscle fibers

First Known Use of perimysium

circa 1842, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for perimysium

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

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perimysium

noun
peri·my·si·um | \ˌper-ə-ˈmiz(h)-ē-əm \
plural -sia\-ē-ə \

Medical Definition of perimysium 

: the connective-tissue sheath that surrounds a muscle and forms sheaths for the bundles of muscle fibers

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