Between the media and the externa the elastic tissue is somewhat condensed to form the external elastic membrane.
The false vocal bands are made up chiefly of mucous membrane; the true vocal bands abound in elastic tissue.
The tunica media is composed of intermingled bundles of elastic tissue, smooth muscle fibers, and some fibrous tissue.
The media is comparatively thick, and is composed of muscle cells, arranged in flat bundles, and plates of elastic tissue.
Leptothrix buccalis, which is a normal inhabitant of the mouth, may easily be mistaken for elastic tissue.
The elastic tissue does lose its specific property and the artery thus becomes practically a connective tissue tube.
There is elastic tissue in all but the smallest arteries, and it is also found in some veins.
Tough, elastic tissue, generally more or less fibrous; called also gristle (grĭs'l).
The Vocal Ligaments are two ledges of elastic tissue covered with a very delicate membrane.
In this coat also there is a considerable proportion of elastic tissue, especially in the larger vessels.
elastic tissue n.
Connective tissue in which elastic fibers predominate.