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tunica media

tunica media in Medicine

tunica media tunica me·di·a (mē'dē-ə)
The middle, usually muscular, coat of a blood or lymph vessel.

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  • The tunica media is composed of intermingled bundles of elastic tissue, smooth muscle fibers, and some fibrous tissue.

    Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension: Louis Marshall Warfield

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