HyperDic: elastic_tissue

English > 1 sense of the expression elastic tissue:
NOUNbodyelastic tissueconnective tissue consisting chiefly of elastic fibers found in the dermis of the skin and in the walls of veins and arteries and in some tendons and ligaments
English > elastic tissue: 1 sense > noun 1, body
Meaningconnective tissue consisting chiefly of elastic fibers found in the dermis of the skin and in the walls of veins and arteries and in some tendons and ligaments.
Broaderconnective tissuetissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells
SubstanceselastinA fibrous scleroprotein found in elastic tissues such as the walls of arteries

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