elastic membrane


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e·las·tic mem·brane

a condensed membranous mass of elastic fibers, present in the coats of the arteries, and distinct from the looser elastic lamella (for example, those found in veins and the respiratory tract).

elastic membrane

e·las·tic mem·brane

(ĕ-las'tik mem'brān)
A membrane formed of elastic connective tissue, present as fenestrated lamellae in the coats of the arteries and elsewhere.

elastic membrane

Any of several membranes formed of elastic connective tissue fibers.
See also: membrane
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This solution was then used to suspend an elastic membrane across a circular frame.
Also, the blue autofluorescence of the internal elastic membrane was the most intensive in the whole development.
The aorta in foetal age 30-49 days displayed well-developed tunics, with very prominent elastic membranes, abundant smooth muscle cells and few layers of elastic fibers in the tunica intima.
If you look for the disease with a stress test, if you look for it with an angiogram, you do not see the disease here, here, or here," he said, pointing to ominous atheromas filling the external elastic membrane of an otherwise healthy 32-year-old patient whose heart was transplanted after her death in a car accident.
As this highly elastic membrane is stripped from its position, longitudinal tears separate it into several flat strips, each of which retains its terminal attachments near the periphery of the cornea.
Washington, January 16 ( ANI ): Researchers have come up with a technique to embed needle-like carbon nanofibers in an elastic membrane, creating a flexible "bed of nails" on the nanoscale that opens the door to development of new drug-delivery systems.
Because graphene is both an excellent conductor and the thinnest elastic membrane, the ripples could have profound implications for graphene-based electronics.
The analysis have been shown that of by use of algorithm of the symbolic generation of finite element stiffness matrices it is possible to find analytical solutions for any types of elastic membrane structures, frames and truss-bar systems and in same to receive symbolic expression of stress-strain parameters of these structures.
On the lower part of the cylinder body 1, there is a piston 3 for load reception, which with the help of elastic membrane 4 produces a hydrostatic pressure in the working fluid.
Part of the research focuses on improvements on existing blood pumps, such as how to reduce blood damage induced from the mechanical parts of the pump, while others explore extremely elastic membranes or more biocompatible surfaces.