Elastic lamella | definition of elastic lamella by Medical dictionary
a thin sheet or membrane composed of elastic fibers; distinguished from the thicker elastic laminae found in blood vessels.
e·las·tic la·mel·la (ĕ-las'tik lă-mel'ă)
A thin sheet or membrane composed of elastic fibers.
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(8) Tunica media consists almost entirely of concentric circularly arranged, fenestrated elastic lamella
between which are found smooth muscle cells and surrounding which are collagen fibres, the whole being imbued with a matrix of ground substance.
Tunica media was separated from intima by internal elastic lamella and it was separated from tunica adventitia by external elastic lamella.
Tocotrienol treatment of diabetic mice reduced vascular smooth muscle cells proliferation and disruptions of elastic lamella in media which was also supported by Budin et al.