elastosis

[ĭ-lă-stōsĭs, ē′lă-]
n.
  1. A degenerative change in elastic tissue.
  2. The degeneration of connective tissue in the skin, in such a manner that many tissues resemble elastin when stained.elastoid degeneration
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