perithelium


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perithelium

 [per″ĭ-the´le-um]
the connective tissue layer surrounding the capillaries and smaller vessels.

per·i·the·li·um

, pl.

per·i·the·li·a

(per'i-thē'lē-ŭm, -ă),
The connective tissue that surrounds smaller vessels and capillaries.
[peri- + G. thēlē, nipple]

perithelium

/peri·the·li·um/ (-the´le-um) the connective tissue layer surrounding the capillaries and smaller vessels.

per·i·the·li·um

, pl. perithelia (per'i-thē'lē-ŭm, -ă)
The connective tissue that surrounds smaller vessels and capillaries.
[peri- + G. thēlē, nipple]

perithelium

the connective tissue layer surrounding the capillaries and smaller vessels.