Definition of Epimysium
1. Noun. a layer of connective tissue which surrounds individual muscles ¹
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Definition of Epimysium
1. a muscle sheath [n -SIA]
Medical Definition of Epimysium
1. The fibrous connective tissue envelope surrounding a skeletal muscle. Synonym: perimysium externum. Origin: epi-+ G. Mys, muscle (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Epimysium
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1. A Text-book of Histology: Descriptive and Practical : for the Use of Students by Arthur Clarkson (1896)
"It is the epimysium which is removed in " cleaning" a muscle in the ... With the low power, observe first the general arrangement of parts; the epimysium, ..."
2. A Text-book of histology by Frederick Randolph Bailey (1904)
"epimysium ; b, perimysium ; c, muscle fibres; d, arteries; e, endomysium. of somewhat more loosely arranged connective tissue into the substance of the ..."
3. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1910)
"They pierce the epimysium, pass along the septa from the epimysium, and divide into small branches, which enter between the fasciculi. ..."
4. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1892)
"... proving the existence of an epimysium between the muscle and the " chorda," the fibrous tissue of the epimysium being stained intensely red, ..."
5. Text-book of anatomy and physiology for nurses by Diana Clifford Kimber, Carolyn Elizabeth Gray (1914)
"Outer sheath of connective tissue — epimysium. 8. Well supplied with / Sensory. nerves. 1 Motor. 9. Majority of nerves connect tcin. with central nervous ..."
6. Text-book of Histology: Including the Microscopic Technic by Philipp Stöhr (1898)
"... covered by a still thicker connective- tissue membrane, the perimysium externum, or epimysium. The several sheaths are connected with one another. FIG. ..."
7. A Text-book of Physiology: Normal and Pathological. For Students and by Winfield Scott Hall (1905)
"Note the dark spots in the periphery of the fibres. These are the nuclei. Fro. 35 Longitudinal Muscle Fibres Perimysium epimysium Cross section of a ..."
8. Contributions to Medical Research: Dedicated to Victor Clarence Vaughan by by University of Michigan (1903)
"The epimysium was very edematous, and showed a general small- celled infiltration, ... At the end of the specimen the epimysium was increased in thickness. ..."