perimysium

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

Definition of perimysium

plural perimysia play \ˌper-ə-ˈmi-zhē-ə, -zē-\
: the connective-tissue sheath that surrounds a muscle and forms sheaths for the bundles of muscle fibers

Origin and Etymology of 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 \

medical Definition of perimysium

plural -sia play \-ē-ə\
: the connective-tissue sheath that surrounds a muscle and forms sheaths for the bundles of muscle fibers

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