elastosis

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elastosis

[i‚la′stō·səs]
(medicine)
Retrogressive change in elastic tissue.
Retrogressive change in cutaneous connective tissue resulting in excessive amounts of material which give the staining reactions for elastin.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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