endoneurium


endoneurium
The innermost connective tissue supportive structure of nerve trunks, that surrounds both myelinated and unmyelinated nerve fibers; consists principally of ground substance, collagen, and fibroblasts; with the perineurium and epineurium, comprises the peripheral nerve stroma. SYN: Henle sheath, sheath of Key and Retzius. [endo- + G. neuron, nerve]

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en·do·neu·ri·um .en-dō-'n(y)u̇r-ē-əm n, pl -ria -ē-ə the delicate connective tissue network holding together the individual fibers of a nerve trunk
en·do·neu·ri·al -ē-əl adj

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n.
the layer of fibrous tissue that separates individual fibres within a nerve.

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en·do·neu·ri·um (en″do-noorґe-um) [endo- + Gr. neuron nerve] [TA] the innermost layer of connective tissue in a peripheral nerve, forming an interstitial layer around each individual fiber outside the neurilemma; called also epilemma, Henle sheath, and sheath of Key and Retzius. See also epineurium and perineurium. endoneurial adj

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  • Endoneurium — En do*neu ri*um, n. [NL., fr. Gr. e ndon within + ? a sinew, nerve.] (Anat.) The delicate bands of connective tissue among nerve fibers. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Endoneurium — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = 183 GrayPage = 728 Caption = Transverse section of human tibial nerve. Caption2 = Nerve structure System = MeshName = Endoneurium MeshNumber = A08.800.800 DorlandsPre = e 09 DorlandsSuf =… …   Wikipedia

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  • Endoneurium — nervinės skaidulos jungiamojo audinio dangalas statusas T sritis histologija atitikmenys: lot. Endoneurium ryšiai: platesnis terminas – periferinė nervų sistema sinonimas – endoneuriumas …   Medicininės histologijos ir embriologijos vardynas

  • endoneurium — n. [Gr. endon, within; neuron, nerve] Supporting fibers within a nerve …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • endoneurium — Connective tissue sheath surrounding individual nerve fibres in a nerve bundle …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Endoneurium — Endo|ne̲u̲|rium [zu ↑endo... u. gr. νευ̃ρον = Sehne, Band; Nerv] s; s, ...rien [...ien]: bindegewebige Hülle der Nervenfaserbündel (Anat.) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Endoneurium — En|do|neu|ri|um das; s, ...ien [...i̯ən] <zu ↑endo..., gr. neũron »Sehne, Nerv« u. ↑...ium> an Blutgefäßen reiches, zwischen den Nervenfasern eines Nervs befindliches Bindegewebe (Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch


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