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Any various thick yellow connective-tissue fibers containing elastin and characterized by great elasticity.
elastic fiberA protein strand found in connective tissue which has contractile properties
Fibrous, stretchable connective tissue made primarily from proteins, elastin, collagen, and fibrillin.
Mentioned in: Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum