elastotic

elastotic

 [e″las-tot´ik]
1. pertaining to or characterized by elastosis.
2. resembling elastic tissue; having the staining properties of elastin.
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e·las·tot·ic

(ē'las-tot'ik),
Pertaining to elastosis.
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