- Henle elastic membrane
- external elastic m.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Henle — Friedrich G.J., German anatomist, pathologist, and histologist, 1809–1885. See crypts of H., under crypt, H. ampulla, H. ansa, H. glands, under gland, H. fissures, under fissure, H. layer, H. fiber layer, H. nervous layer, H. loop, H. membrane, H … Medical dictionary
membrane — 1. A thin sheet or layer of pliable tissue, serving as a covering or envelope of a part, as the lining of a cavity, as a partition or septum, or to connect two structures. SYN: membrana [TA]. 2. SYN: biomembrane. [L. membrana, a skin or m … Medical dictionary
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layer — A sheet of one substance lying on another and distinguished from it by a difference in texture or color or by not being continuous with it. SEE ALSO: stratum, lamina. SYN: panniculus. ameloblastic l. the internal l. of the enamel organ. SYN: enam … Medical dictionary
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