Perimysial Per`i*my"sial, a. (Anat.) (a) Surrounding a muscle or muscles. (b) Of or pertaining to the perimysium. [1913 Webster]

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  • perimysial — adjective Surrounding a muscle or muscles. Often used to characterize patterns of inflammation found in myopathic disease. Endomysial and perimysial patterns of inflammation are in contrast to perivascular inflammation which surrounds blood… …   Wiktionary

  • perimysial — Relating to the perimysium; surrounding a muscle. * * * peri·my·si·al .per ə miz(h) ē əl adj of, relating to, or being perimysium …   Medical dictionary

  • perimysial — peri·my·si·al …   English syllables

  • perimysial — |perə|miz(h)ēəl adjective Etymology: New Latin perimysium + English al : of, relating to, or being perimysium …   Useful english dictionary

  • perimysium — perimysial, adj. /per euh miz ee euhm, mizh /, n., pl. perimysia / miz ee euh, mizh /. Anat. the connective tissue surrounding bundles of skeletal muscle fibers. [1835 45; irreg. from PERI + Gk mys mouse, muscle (cf. MYO ) + IUM] * * * …   Universalium

  • perimysium — The fibrous sheath enveloping each of the fascicles of skeletal muscle fibers. [peri + G. mys, muscle] p. externum SYN: epimysium. p. internum in the older literature, a term referring to the connective tissue around secondary and tertiary… …   Medical dictionary

  • perimysium — [ˌpɛrɪ mɪsɪəm] noun Anatomy the sheath of connective tissue surrounding a bundle of muscle fibres. Derivatives perimysial adjective Origin C19: mod. L., from Gk peri around + mus muscle …   English new terms dictionary

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