epimysia

epimysium

[ep-uh-miz-ee-uhm, -mizh-]
noun, plural epimysia [ep-uh-miz-ee-uh, -mizh-] . Anatomy.
the sheath of connective tissue around a muscle.

Origin:
1895–1900; Neo-Latin, irregular from epi- + Greek mŷs mouse, muscle (cf. myo-) + -ium

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epimysium (ˌɛpɪˈmɪzɪəm)
 
n , pl -sia
anatomy the sheath of connective tissue that encloses a skeletal muscle
 
[from New Latin, from epi- + Greek mus mouse, muscle]

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epimysium ep·i·mys·i·um (ěp'ə-mĭz'ē-əm, -mĭzh'ē-)
n. pl. ep·i·mys·i·a (-mĭz'ē-ə, -mĭzh'-)
The external sheath of connective tissue surrounding a muscle.

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