epitenon


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ep·i·ten·din·e·um

(ep'i-ten-din'ē-ŭm),
The white fibrous sheath surrounding a tendon.
Synonym(s): epitenon
[L.]

epitenon

(ep?i-ten'on) [ epi- + Gr tenon, tendon]
The fibrous sheath enveloping a tendon.
Synonym: epitendineum

epitenon

outer or parietal layers of tendons.
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Care should be taken to preserve the epitenon layer, which lies deep to the tendon sheath, for closure in the region above the patellar tendon.
In the second digit of the right hind paw, the FDP was partially divided and repaired with modified Kessler 2 core 5/0 Ethibond sutures (Johnson and Johnson, Somerville, NJ, USA) and a 6-0 Prolene (Ethicon, Johnson and Johnson, Somerville, NJ, USA) stitch for the circumferential epitenon repair.
Nanotopographical responsiveness has been observed in diverse cell types including fibroblasts, osteoblasts, osteoclasts, endothelial, smooth muscle, epithelial, and epitenon cells.
Los subfasciculos se unen para formar fasciculos, rodeados por el epitenon.
The intrasynovial tendons are lined with only a single layer of epitenon cells.
As for flexor tendon tissue engineering, epitenon and endotenon cells are logical candidates.
25 percent Trypsin at 37[degrees]C for 20 minutes to release the epitenon tenocytes.
6] epitenon or endotenon cells was used to reseed each 1.
Epitenon cells were isolated and expanded in tissue culture as previously described.
The histological changes such as the increase in the number of fibroblasts [29], collagen organization [35], the increase in capillaries, thickening of the epitenon [35] and formation of adhesions has been observed in healing tendon.
The endotenon and epitenon, which surrounds the type I collagen, primarily consists of type III collagen.
Structurally, tendons are made up of fascicles surrounded by epitenon.