epimysium

[ep-uh-miz-ee-uh m, -mizh-]
noun, plural ep·i·my·si·a [ep-uh-miz-ee-uh, -mizh-] /ˌɛp əˈmɪz i ə, -ˈmɪʒ-/. Anatomy.
  1. the sheath of connective tissue around a muscle.

Origin of epimysium

1895–1900; New Latin, irregular from epi- + Greek mŷs mouse, muscle (cf. myo-) + -ium
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British Dictionary definitions for epimysium

epimysium

noun plural -sia (-zɪə)
  1. anatomy the sheath of connective tissue that encloses a skeletal muscle

Word Origin for epimysium

from New Latin, from epi- + Greek mus mouse, muscle
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epimysium in Medicine

epimysium

[ĕp′ə-mĭzē-əm, -mĭzhē-]
n. pl. ep•i•mys•i•a (-mĭzē-ə, -mĭzh-)
  1. The external sheath of connective tissue surrounding a muscle.
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