elastic fibre


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elastic fibre

any of the highly extensible fibres made of the protein elastin, that are one of the CONNECTIVE TISSUES in vertebrates, occurring particularly in the lungs and artery walls and as LIGAMENTS.
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Clumping and distortion of elastic fibres in target organ leads to deposition of calcium and impair the function of elastic fibres of mid and deep dermis, media and intima of midsized arteries, Bruch's membrane in eye.
a) Orcein Van Gieson's staining method to observe elastic fibres and collagen fibres, in which elastic fibres appear brown, collagen red and smooth muscle cells yellow.
Therefore we suggested that a cutaneous morphometric analysis may be used as a reliable investigational method to evaluate alterations of elastic fibers, and could be a means of distinguishing between hereditary and acquired connective tissue diseases with involvement of elastic fibres.
From Jan to Sep 2007, the output of urethane elastic fibre in China reached 93,400 tons, up 25.
Histopathological examination revealed normal epidermis and mild elastic fibre
According to the statistics from National Bureau of Statistics of China, the bulletin of the listed companies and Webtextiles, the report analyzes the increase of the supply and demand of China urethane elastic fibre industry from 2007 to 2008.
Fibulin-5 mutations: mechanism of impaired elastic fibre formation in recessive cutis laxa.
In fashion, what L is the manmade elastic fibre introduced in 1958 by the American company Du Pont?
8 In fashion what L is the man-made elastic fibre introduced in 1958 by the American company Du Pont?
NARS also launch a new base - Natural Radiant Longwear Foundation, PS35, formulated with raspberry, apple and watermelon extracts to support the skin's elastic fibres.
The material has kinesiology tape - elastic fibres used to support damaged muscles - woven into it.
3,9 Few elastic fibres anchor the hair follicles to the dermis in black skin; their hair is more susceptible to breakage and spontaneous knotting than the hair of fairer skin.