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Peripheral Nerves  


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Entry terms

  • Endoneurium
  • Endoneuriums
  • Epineurium
  • Epineuriums
  • Perineurium
  • Perineuriums


  • general only; do not use as a coordinate for specific nerves indexed with organ /innerv

Scope note

  • The nerves outside of the brain and spinal cord, including the autonomic, cranial, and spinal nerves. Peripheral nerves contain non-neuronal cells and connective tissue as well as axons. The connective tissue layers include, from the outside to the inside, the epineurium, the perineurium, and the endoneurium.

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