elastic fiber definition

  • noun:
    • A thick yellowish connective-tissue fibre composed principally of elastin and described as great elasticity.
    • A thick yellow connective-tissue fibre composed principally of elastin and characterized by great elasticity.
    • A thick yellow connective-tissue dietary fiber composed principally of elastin and described as great elasticity.

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  • Medical Dictionary for "elastic fiber"
    • A slender fibre in connective structure…
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