- elastic skin
- Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
elastic tissue — n tissue consisting chiefly of elastic fibers that is found esp. in some ligaments and tendons * * * strong extensible flexible connective tissue rich in yellow elastic fibres. These fibres are long, thin, and branching and are composed primarily … Medical dictionary
elastic — [ē las′tik, ilas′tik] adj. [ModL elasticus < LGr elastikos < Gr elaunein, to set in motion, beat out < IE base * el , to drive, move, go > ? LANE1] 1. able to spring back to its original size, shape, or position after being stretched … English World dictionary
skin — skinlike, adj. /skin/, n., v., skinned, skinning, adj. n. 1. the external covering or integument of an animal body, esp. when soft and flexible. 2. such an integument stripped from the body of an animal, esp. a small animal; pelt: a beaver skin.… … Universalium
skin disease — ▪ pathology Introduction any of the diseases or disorders that affect the human skin. They have a wide range of causes. General features Although most diseases affecting the skin originate in the layers of the skin, such abnormalities are… … Universalium
Skin — The skin is the body s outer covering. It protects us against heat and light, injury, and infection. It regulates body temperature and stores water, fat, and vitamin D. Weighing about 6 pounds, the skin is the body s largest organ. It is made up… … Medical dictionary
Elastic fiber — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = 104 GrayPage = 377 Caption = Subcutaneous tissue from a young rabbit. Highly magnified. (Elastic fibers labeled at left. ) Caption2 = System = Precursor = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre … Wikipedia
Skin — For the article about skin in humans, see human skin. For other uses, see Skin (disambiguation). Skin A diagram of human skin … Wikipedia
elastic tissue — noun connective tissue consisting chiefly of elastic fibers found in the dermis of the skin and in the walls of veins and arteries and in some tendons and ligaments • Hypernyms: ↑connective tissue • Substance Meronyms: ↑elastin * * * noun :… … Useful english dictionary
Skin-tight garment — A skin tight garment is a garment that is held to the skin by elastic tension. Many skin tight garments are also one piece garments.In athletics and performance applications, skin tight garments or skinsuits provide protection from injury from… … Wikipedia
Skin (Westworld album) — Infobox Album Name = Skin Type = studio Artist = Westworld Released = 2000 Recorded = Genre = Hard rock Length = 50:09 (54:03) Label = Roadrunner Records RR 8525 Producer = Paul Orofino, Tony Harnell, Mark Reale Reviews = * Allmusic Rating|3|5… … Wikipedia