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tunica externa

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tunica externa tunica ex·ter·na (ĭk-stûr'nə)
n.
The outer of two or more enveloping layers of any structure, especially the fibroelastic coat of a blood or lymph vessel.

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  • The middle coat usually escapes, but the tunica externa is generally thickened.

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