epineurium

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epineurium

[‚ep·ə′nu̇r·ē·əm]
(anatomy)
The connective-tissue sheath of a nerve trunk.
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Crush injury to the sciatic nerve results in the intact epineuria and disruption of SCs, axons, and other cellular structures within the injured side.
Ademas tienen un alto valor en los estudios evolutivos, por presentar caracteristicas tanto del grupo de los cordados (e.g., notocorda, hendiduras faringeas, epineuria), como de otros organismos menos especializados (e.g., presencia de protonefridios, carencia de estructuras oseas y sensoriales especializadas, asi como de extremidades pareadas) (Barrington, 1965; Parker & Haswell, 1987; Silva et al., 2008; Garcia-Fernandez & Benito-Gutierrez, 2009; Yu & Holland, 2009).
However, it seems that epineuria with its distinctive characteristic prevent the invasion of malignant cells.