elaunin

e·laun·in

(ē-law'nin),
A component of elastic fibers formed from a deposition of elastin between oxytalan fibers; found in the periodontal ligament and in the connective tissue of the dermis, particularly in association with sweat glands.
[G. elaunō, to drive]

e·laun·in

(ē-law'nin)
A component of elastic fibers formed from a deposition of elastin between oxytalan fibers; found in the connective tissue of the dermis, particularly in association with sweat glands.
[G. elaunō, to drive]
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Our study involved 8 clinically diagnosed patients who all showed major disarray of skin elastic networks with rarefaction and destruction of oxytalan and elaunin fibers with scarcity of mature elastic fibers [Dridi et al.