tunica intima


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tunica intima

[′tü·nə·kə ′in·tə·mə]
(histology)
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The first is the calcification of the tunica intima , also known as atherosclerotic calcification, while the second is the calcification of the tunica media or Monckenberg's sclerosis.
En los vasos venosos fue facilmente apreciable el conjunto de lesiones antes mencionadas, particularmente en lo que respecta a la tunica intima vascular, dado que presentaban un diametro de luz considerable, que permitia su analisis detallado.
The umbilical arteries and vein both had inner transverse and outer longitudinally arranged elastic fibers in the tunica intima.
In parrots, histologic lesions of atherosclerosis are reported to originate in the tunica media and extend to the tunica intima.
What will you ask me to do,/My tunica intima thick with teeth/and my neck herky-jerky/with an ethanol samba?
Histologically, a 'Normal' aorta was characterised as having a tunica intima that was relatively thin and loose, with regularly arranged smooth-muscle cells and elastin fibres in the tunica media, and a loosely organised tunica adventitia.
The MCA is a muscular artery and muscular arteries generally have the same basic composition as elastic arteries but the elastic tissue is reduced to a well-defined, fenestrated elastic sheet, the internal elastic lamina, in the tunica intima, and a diffuse external elastic lamina in the tunica adventitia.
The vertical distance from the tunica intima to the interface between the tunica media and adventitia was recorded as the CIMT.