Medical Definition of Elastic fibres

1. Fibre's that are 0.2 to 2 um in diameter but may be larger in some ligaments; they branch and anastomose to form networks and fuse to form fenestrated membranes; the fibre's and membranes consist of microfibrils about 10 nm wide and an amorphous substance containing elastin. Synonym: yellow fibres. (05 Mar 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Elastic Fibres

elastance unit
elastane
elastase
elastases
elastic
elastic artery
elastic band
elastic band fixation
elastic bandage
elastic bands
elastic bougie
elastic cartilage
elastic cone
elastic device
elastic energy
elastic fibres (current term)
elastic lamella
elastic layers of arteries
elastic layers of cornea
elastic ligature
elastic limit
elastic membrane
elastic modulus
elastic potential energy
elastic skin
elastic tissue
elastica
elastical
elastically
elasticate

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