perimysium


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perimysium

 [per″ĭ-mis´e-um]
connective tissue demarcating a fascicle of skeletal muscle fibers. adj., adj perimys´ial.

per·i·my·si·um

, pl.

per·i·my·si·a

(per'i-mis'ē-ŭm, -miz'ē-ŭm; -ē-ă), [TA]
The fibrous sheath enveloping each of the fascicles of skeletal muscle fibers.
[peri- + G. mys, muscle]

perimysium

/peri·mys·i·um/ (-mis´e-um) pl. perimys´ia   the connective tissue demarcating a fascicle of skeletal muscle fibers.perimys´ial

perimysium

(pĕr′ə-mĭzh′ē-əm, -mĭz′ē-əm)
n. pl. peri·mysia (-mĭzh′ē-ə, -mĭz′ē-ə)
The sheath of connective tissue enveloping bundles of muscle fibers.

per·i·my·si·um

, pl. perimysia (per'i-mis'ē-ŭm, -ǎ) [TA]
The fibrous sheath enveloping each of the primary bundles of skeletal muscle fibers.
[peri- + G. mys, muscle]

perimysium

A sheath of connective tissue surrounding and separating bundles of muscle fibres.

perimysium

connective tissue demarcating a fascicle of skeletal muscle fibers.
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5 cm in diameter was adhered to the skin and perimysium of the right pectoral muscle; it was of firm consistency and on cut surface consisted of brown laminated material.
Twelve terms encompassing structures often called fascia have been proposed [9]: dense connective tissue, areolar connective tissue, deep fascia, superficial fascia, interosseous membranes, intermuscular septae, epimysium, perimysium, endomysium, periosteum, neurovascular tract, and intra- and extramuscular aponeuroses.
As dissection continues, the perimysium is peeled off the muscle bundles until the perforator cleavage line is identified on the muscle.
Muscle and spindle cells begin to atrophy and the perimysium and endomysium thicken.
Studies have reported that structures such as perimysium that contain collagen within the muscle tendon unit contribute to passive stiffness, mostly at end-range (long sarcomere lengths).
To illustrate this concept, the thigh is an example of a body region which contains all four fascial categories: Illiotibial band (Linking), perimysium of the quadriceps femoris muscle (Fascicular), fascia lata (Compression), and subcutaneous tissue (Separating).
The pieces were divided into two groups, one was immersed in distilled water for several hours for an observation of cross section of raw and cooked muscle tissue, and another was in 8% NaOH for 7 days for an observation of Perimysium and Endomysium in raw muscle tissue.