elastic tissue definition by Webster's New World
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a connective tissue consisting largely of yellow, elastic fibers, occurring especially in the walls of arteries and veins
elastic tissue definition by American Heritage Dictionary
nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A type of connective tissue consisting mainly of elastic fibers and found in the walls of arteries, in the dermis of the skin, and in certain ligaments and tendons.
elastic tissue - Medical Definition
Connective tissue in which elastic fibers predominate.