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epimysium

 [ep″ĭ-mis´e-um]
the fibrous sheath around an entire skeletal muscle.

ep·i·mys·i·um

(ep'i-mis'ē-ŭm), [TA]
The fibrous connective tissue envelope surrounding a skeletal muscle.
Synonym(s): perimysium externum
[epi- + G. mys, muscle]

epimysium

/epi·mys·i·um/ (-mis´e-um) the fibrous sheath around an entire skeletal muscle.

epimysium

(ĕp′ə-mĭz′ē-əm, -mĭzh′ē-)
n. pl. epi·mysia (-mĭz′ē-ə, -mĭzh′-)
The external sheath of connective tissue surrounding a muscle.

epimysium

[ep′imiz′ē·əm]
Etymology: Gk, epi + mys, muscle
the outermost fibrous sheath that covers a muscle, continuous with the perimysium. It is sturdy in some areas but more delicate in others, such as those areas where the muscle moves freely under a strong sheet of fascia. The epimysium may also fuse with fascia that attaches a muscle to a bone.

ep·i·mys·i·um

(ep'i-mis'ē-ŭm) [TA]
The fibrous connective tissue envelope surrounding a skeletal muscle.
[epi- + G. mys, muscle]

epimysium

The fibrous sheath that encloses a muscle.

epimysium

the fibrous sheath around an entire skeletal muscle.