elastin

noun elas·tin \ i-ˈla-stən \

Definition of elastin

: a protein that is similar to collagen and is the chief constituent of elastic fibers

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Origin and Etymology of elastin

International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin elasticus


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elastin

noun elas·tin \ i-ˈlas-tən \

medical Definition of elastin

: a protein that is similar to collagen and is the chief constituent of elastic fibers

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