[per-uh-miz-ee-uh m, -mizh-]
- the connective tissue surrounding bundles of skeletal muscle fibers.
Origin of perimysium
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- anatomy the sheath of fibrous connective tissue surrounding the primary bundles of muscle fibres
C19: from peri- + -mysium, from Greek mus muscle
- The fibrous sheath enveloping each of the primary bundles of skeletal muscle fibers.
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