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elastic laminae of arteries

 

Definition: 1) external: the layer of elastic connective tissue lying immediately outside the smooth muscle of the tunica media; 2) internal: a fenestrated layer of elastic tissue of the tunica intima.

Synonym(s): elastic layers of arteries, Henle fenestrated elastic membrane

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