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Related to tunica media: tunica intima
, tunica adventitia
, tunica externa
Synonyms for tunica
an enveloping or covering membrane or layer of body tissue
References in periodicals archive
In parrots, histologic lesions of atherosclerosis are reported to originate in the tunica media
and extend to the tunica intima.
Thickening of the tunica intima, disruption of the smooth muscle cells in the tunica media
and branching and 'splitting' of elastic fibres with deposits of collagen in the region between the two layers can be seen in Fig.
Leiomyosarcomas of the head and neck are believed to originate in the tunica media
of the blood vessels or in pluripotential mesenchymal cells.
The Loyola team maneuvered the IVT device through the inside of the vessel to the desired location, and then extended its injection ports through the intimal elastic lamina into the tunica media
Those lesions that do develop are believed to arise from the tunica media
or from pluripotential undifferentiated mesenchymal cells.