epineurium

(redirected from epineuria)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.

epineurium

 [ep″ĭ-noor´e-um]
the sheath of a peripheral nerve. adj., adj epineu´rial.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

epineurium

The connective tissue sheath of a nerve.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012