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[per-uh-thee-lee-uh m] /ˌpɛr əˈθi li əm/

noun, plural perithelia
[per-uh-thee-lee-uh] /ˌpɛr əˈθi li ə/ (Show IPA). Anatomy.
the connective tissue surrounding certain small vessels, as capillaries.

perithelium per·i·the·li·um (pěr’ə-thē’lē-əm)
n. pl. per·i·the·li·a (-lē-ə)
The connective tissue surrounding small blood vessels and capillaries.


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