epimysium


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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.
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For example, subcutaneous tissue can slide over deep fascia, and muscles can slide because of an interface between the deep fascia and epimysium [8].
In eight of the 10 patients, adequate mobilization of the biceps tendon was achieved by releasing adhesions, sectioning the lacertus fibrosus, performing relaxing incisions to the epimysium, or applying traction to the distal biceps stump for several minutes and releasing the tourniquet.
Loin samples were carefully trimmed of all subcutaneous fat, epimysium and peripheral muscles so that only the completely trimmed Longissimus dorsi muscle remained.