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The sheath of connective tissue surrounding a bundle of muscle fibres.‘Muscle is really composed of not merely muscle cells, but also connective tissue - endomysium, perimysium, and epimysium.’
covering, cover, case, casing, envelope, sleeve, wrapper
- ‘The bundle of fibers with its endomysium is surrounded by a more fibrous connective tissue sheath known as the perimysium.’
- ‘A thin layer of extracellular matrix (perimysium) separating fiber groups within the muscle appears in cross-section.’
Mid 19th century modern Latin, from Greek peri- ‘around’ + mus ‘muscle’.
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