elastorrhexis

elastorrhexis

 [e-las″to-rek´sis]
a rupture of fibers composing elastic tissue.

e·las·tor·rhex·is

(ē-las'tō-rek'sis),
Fragmentation of elastic tissue in which the normal wavy strands appear shredded and clumped, and take a basophilic stain.
[G. rhēxis, rupture]

elastorrhexis

/elas·tor·rhex·is/ (e-las″to-rek´sis) rupture of fibers composing elastic tissue.

elastorrhexis

a rupture of fibers composing elastic tissue.
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com SYSTEMIC ELASTORRHEXIS OF TOURAINE See: Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum (PXE) SYSTEMIC MAST CELL DISEASE See: Mast Cell Disease, Systemic TANGIER DISEASE See: Tay-Sachs Disease TARGET CELL ANEMIA See: Cooley Anemia TARUI DISEASE See: Glycogen Storage Diseases; Muscular Dystrophy TAY SYNDROME See: Ichthyosis TAY-SACHS DISEASE National Tay-Sachs and Allied Diseases Association 2001 Beacon St.
org 1,2,3,4,6,8 EINSTEIN SYNDROME See: Hearing Impairments; Kidney Diseases, Hereditary; Vision Impairments ELASTORRHEXIS See: Connective Tissue Disorders ELASTOSIS DYSTROPHICA SYNDROME See: Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum (PXE) ELEPHANTITIS See: Lymphedema ELLIS-VAN CREVELD SYNDROME See: Ectodermal Dysplasias EMERY-DREIFUSS MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY See: Muscular Dystrophy EMG SYNDROME See: Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome ENCEPHALITIS, CHRONIC LOCALIZED See: Rasmussen Syndrome ENCEPHALITIS & EPILEPSY, CHRONIC See: Rasmussen Syndrome ENCEPHALITIS, RASMUSSEN See: Rasmussen Syndrome ENCEPHALOFACIAL ANGIOMATOSIS See.