Medical Dictionary

elastica

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noun elas·ti·ca \i-ˈlas-tik-ə\

Medical Definition of elastica

  1. :  either of two layers of elastic tissue present in the walls of most arteries:a:  an inner layer between the intima and mediab:  an outer layer between the media and adventitia


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