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perimysium

[per-uh-miz-ee-uh m, -mizh-]
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noun, plural per·i·my·si·a [per-uh-miz-ee-uh, -mizh-] /ˌpɛr əˈmɪz i ə, -ˈmɪʒ-/. Anatomy.
  1. the connective tissue surrounding bundles of skeletal muscle fibers.

Origin of perimysium

1835–45; irregular from peri- + Greek mŷs mouse, muscle (cf. myo-) + -ium
Related formsper·i·my·si·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for perimysium

perimysium

noun plural -ia (-ɪə)
  1. anatomy the sheath of fibrous connective tissue surrounding the primary bundles of muscle fibres

Word Origin

C19: from peri- + -mysium, from Greek mus muscle
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perimysium in Medicine

perimysium

(pĕr′ə-mĭzhē-əm, -mĭzē-əm)
n. pl. per•i•my•si•a (-ē-ə)
  1. The fibrous sheath enveloping each of the primary bundles of skeletal muscle fibers.
Related formsper′i•mysi•al adj.
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