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e·las·tin

(ē-las'tin), [MIM*130160]
A yellow elastic fibrous mucoprotein that is the major connective tissue protein of elastic structures (for example, large blood vessels, tendons, ligaments); elastins precursor is proelastin.
Synonym(s): elasticin
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

e·las·tin

(ĕ-las'tin)
A yellow elastic fibrous mucoprotein that is the major connective tissue protein of elastic structures (large blood vessels, tendons, and ligaments).
Synonym(s): elasticin.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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