perimyositis per·i·my·o·si·tis (pěr’ə-mī’ə-sī’tĭs)
Inflammation of the loose cellular tissue surrounding a muscle. Also called perimysiitis.
perimysiitis per·i·mys·i·i·tis (pěr’ə-mĭs’ē-ī’tĭs, -mĭz’-) or per·i·my·si·tis (-mĭ-sī’tĭs, -zī’-) n.
[per-uh-neyt-l] /ˌpɛr əˈneɪt l/ adjective 1. occurring during or pertaining to the phase surrounding the time of birth, from the twentieth week of gestation to the twenty-eighth day of newborn life. /ˌpɛrɪˈneɪtəl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or occurring in the period from about three months before to one month after birth adj. 1952, from […]
[per-uh-miz-ee-uh m, -mizh-] /ˌpɛr əˈmɪz i əm, -ˈmɪʒ-/ noun, plural perimysia [per-uh-miz-ee-uh, -mizh-] /ˌpɛr əˈmɪz i ə, -ˈmɪʒ-/ (Show IPA). Anatomy. 1. the connective tissue surrounding bundles of skeletal muscle fibers. /ˌpɛrɪˈmɪzɪəm/ noun (pl) -ia (-ɪə) 1. (anatomy) the sheath of fibrous connective tissue surrounding the primary bundles of muscle fibres perimysium per·i·my·si·um (pěr’ə-mĭzh’ē-əm, -mĭz’ē-əm) […]
- Perinatal medicine
perinatal medicine n. The branch of medicine concerned with the care of the mother and fetus during pregnancy, labor, and delivery.