medionecrosis


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medionecrosis

 [me″de-o-nĕ-kro´sis]
focal areas of destruction of the elastic tissue and smooth muscle of the tunica media of a blood vessel, especially of the aorta or its major branches.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

me·di·o·ne·cro·sis

(mē'dē-ō-nĕ-krō'sis),
Necrosis of a tunica media.
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me·di·o·ne·cro·sis

(mē'dē-ō-nĕ-krō'sis)
Necrosis of a tunica media.
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