elastic fibers

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e·las·tic fi·bers

fibers that are generally 0.2-2 mcm in diameter but may be larger in some ligaments; they branch and anastomose to form networks and fuse to form fenestrated membranes and elastic laminae; the fibers and membranes consist of microfibrils about 10 nm wide and an amorphous substance containing elastin.
Synonym(s): yellow fibers

e·las·tic fi·bers

(ĕ-las'tik fī'bĕrz)
Fibers that are 0.2-2 mcm in diameter but may be larger in some ligaments; they branch and anastomose to form networks and fuse to form fenestrated membranes; the fibers and membranes consist of microfibrils about 10 nm wide and an amorphous substance containing elastin.
Synonym(s): yellow fibers.