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Descriptor in English: Elastic Tissue
Descriptor in Spanish: Tejido Elástico
Descriptor in Portuguese: Tecido Elástico
Descriptor in French: Tissu élastique
Entry term(s): Elastic Fiber
Elastic Fibers
Elastic Tissues
Fiber, Elastic
Fibers, Elastic
Tissue, Elastic
Tissues, Elastic
Tree number(s): A10.165.400
Scope note: Connective tissue comprised chiefly of elastic fibers. Elastic fibers have two components: ELASTIN and MICROFIBRILS.
Annotation: ELASTIC CARTILAGE is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS UI: 4621
Descriptor UI: D004547
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2005/06/30
Elastic Tissue - Preferred
Concept UI M0007149
Scope note Connective tissue comprised chiefly of elastic fibers. Elastic fibers have two components: ELASTIN and MICROFIBRILS.
Preferred term Elastic Tissue
Entry term(s) Elastic Tissues
Tissue, Elastic
Tissues, Elastic
Elastic Fibers - Narrower
Concept UI M0480681
Preferred term Elastic Fibers
Entry term(s) Elastic Fiber
Fiber, Elastic
Fibers, Elastic



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