paratenon

noun
para·​ten·​on | \ ˌpar-ə-ˈten-ən, -(ˌ)än How to pronounce paratenon (audio) \

Medical Definition of paratenon

: the areolar tissue filling the space between a tendon and its sheath

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“Paratenon.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/paratenon. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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