epineurium


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epineurium

 [ep″ĭ-noor´e-um]
the sheath of a peripheral nerve. adj., adj epineu´rial.

ep·i·neu·ri·um

(ep'i-nū'rē-ŭm), [TA]
The outermost supporting structure of peripheral nerve trunks, consisting of a condensation of areolar connective tissue; subdivided into those layers that surround the whole nerve trunk (epifascicular epineurium), and those layers that extend between the nerve fascicles (interfascicular epineurium). With the endoneurium and perineurium, the epineurium comprises the peripheral nerve stroma.
[epi- + G. neuron, nerve]

epineurium

/epi·neu·ri·um/ (-noor´e-um) the outermost layer of connective tissue of a peripheral nerve.epineu´rial

epineurium

(ĕp′ə-no͝or′ē-əm, -nyo͝or′-)
n. pl. epi·neuria (-no͝or′ē-ə, -nyo͝or′-)
The thick sheath of connective tissue surrounding a nerve trunk.

ep′i·neu′ri·al adj.

ep·i·neu·ri·um

(ep'i-nūr'ē-ŭm) [TA]
The outermost supporting structure of peripheral nerve trunks, consisting of a condensation of areolar connective tissue; subdivided into those layers that surround the whole nerve trunk (epifascicular epineurium), and those layers that extend between the nerve fascicles (interfascicular epineurium). With the endoneurium and perineurium, the epineurium comprises the peripheral nerve stroma.
[epi- + G. neuron, nerve]

epineurium

The connective tissue sheath of a nerve.

epineurium

connective tissue enclosing a nerve trunk and containing/supporting vasae nervosum and vasorum

ep·i·neu·ri·um

(ep'i-nūr'ē-ŭm) [TA]
The outermost supporting structure of peripheral nerve trunks, consisting of a condensation of areolar connective tissue; subdivided into those layers that surround the whole nerve trunk (epifascicular epineurium), and those layers that extend between the nerve fascicles (interfascicular epineurium). With the endoneurium and perineurium, the epineurium comprises the peripheral nerve stroma.
[epi- + G. neuron, nerve]

epineurium

the sheath of a peripheral nerve.
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Histologicaly the epineurium did not constitute a barrier that impeded neural fascicles to cross from the donor to the injured nerve and provide function.
Fibrosis will usually be found at the articulation (periarticular fibrosis), around the nerve (perineural fibrosis), and under the epineurium of the nerve (intraneural fibrosis) contributing to joint and neurologic pathology.
More significantly, there was a soft, white plaque-like substance found within the epineurium of the median nerve (Figure 1).
The dimensions were taken with electronic calipers placed inside the echogenic epineurium.
They are completely encapsulated by epineurium and thus have a true capsule.
4) The outer layer is termed the epineurium and has the most abundant connective tissue elements of the nerve.
Intraoperatively, the multiple masses were found to be adherent to the epineurium of the facial nerve (figure 2, A).
Schwannomas are non-invasive tumors arising from peripheral nerve sheaths and are encapsulated by epineurium.
Anatomical-pathological study revealed a marked, diffusely distributed, predominantly histo-lymphocyte mixed inflammation, separating the epineurium, producing lysis of the vagus nerve fibers.
Reorganization and orientation of regenerating nerve fibres, perineurium, and epineurium in preformed mesothelial tubes--an experimental study on the sciatic nerve of rats.