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.
The mean quantitative fraction with standard deviation (SD) and mean 95% confidence interval (CI) for elastic fibre content between horizontal ([E.sub.H]) and vertical ([E.sub.V]) directions with its level of statistical significance of differences (P values) are depicted in Table 2.
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.
This may be explained by nullified action of elastic fibre by flexed posture of hip joint during most of the activities (functional).
Histopathological examination revealed normal epidermis and mild elastic fibre
Elastic fibre degeneration in pulmonary system leads to pulmonary emphysema which if worsened can lead to bronchiectasis and cor pulmonale.
In fashion, what L is the manmade elastic fibre introduced in 1958 by the American company Du Pont?
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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. It's the brand's first 16-hour fade-resistant foundation and comes in 33 shades.
Raghuveer, "Quantitative fraction evaluation of dermal collagen and elastic fibres in the skin samples obtained in two orientations from the trunk region," Dermatology Research and Practice, vol.
According to standard histological textbooks, fascia is composed of loose connective tissue with elastic fibres arranged in a multi-directional arrangement (Mescher, 2013; Ross & Pawlina, 2015; Moore et al., 2016).