[ep-uh-miz-ee-uh m, -mizh-]
- the sheath of connective tissue around a muscle.
Origin of epimysium
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- 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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- The external sheath of connective tissue surrounding a muscle.
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