epimysium

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ep·i·mys·i·um

 (ĕp′ə-mĭz′ē-əm, -mĭzh′ē-)
n. pl. ep·i·mys·i·a (-mĭz′ē-ə, -mĭzh′-)
The external sheath of connective tissue surrounding a muscle.

[New Latin epimȳsium : epi- + Greek mūs, muscle; see mūs- in Indo-European roots.]

epimysium

(ˌɛpɪˈmɪzɪəm)
n, pl -sia (-zɪə)
(Anatomy) anatomy the sheath of connective tissue that encloses a skeletal muscle
[from New Latin, from epi- + Greek mus mouse, muscle]

ep•i•my•si•um

(ˌɛp əˈmɪz i əm, -ˈmɪʒ-)

n., pl. -my•si•a (-ˈmɪz i ə, -ˈmɪʒ-)
the sheath of connective tissue around a muscle.
[1895–1900; epi- + Greek mŷs mouse, muscle (compare myo-) + -ium2]