Medical Definition of Tunica adventitia

1. The outermost connective tissue covering of any organ, vessel, or other structure not covered by a serosa; instead, the covering is properly derived from without (i.e., from the surrounding connective tissue) and does not form an integral part of such organ or structure. Synonym: tunica adventitia, membrana adventitia. Origin: L. Adventicius, coming from abroad, foreign, fr. Ad, to + venio, to come (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tunica Adventitia

tungstic acid
tungstite
tungstites
tungsto-
tungstophosphoric acid
tungstosilicate
tungstosilicates
tungstosilicic acid
tungstous
tunguses
tungusite
tunhoof
tunica
tunica abdominalis
tunica adventitia (current term)
tunica albuginea oculi
tunica albuginea of testis
tunica albuginea testes
tunica albuginea testis
tunica conjunctiva
tunica conjunctiva bulbi
tunica conjunctiva palpebrarum

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