Tunica Media

Tunica media

Engelsk definition

The middle layer of blood vessel walls, composed principally of thin, cylindrical, smooth muscle cells and elastic tissue. It accounts for the bulk of the wall of most arteries. The smooth muscle cells are arranged in circular layers around the vessel, and the thickness of the coat varies with the size of the vessel.

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Engelska synonymer

Vascular Media Media, Vascular Medias, Vascular Vascular Medias Venous Media Media, Venous Medias, Venous Venous Medias Arterial Media Arterial Medias Media, Arterial Medias, Arterial