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Definition of Adventitia

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outer covering of an organ or blood vessel
Adventitia Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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adventitia
n : an enveloping or covering membrane or layer of body tissue [syn: tunic, tunica]



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Noun
1. an enveloping or covering membrane or layer of body tissue
(synonym) tunic, tunica
(hypernym) membrane, tissue layer
(hyponym) albuginea
Adventitia Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Adventitia is the outermost connective tissue covering of an organ, vessel, or other structure. It is also called the tunica adventitia or the tunica externa.

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Adventitia Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
Aging Hearts and Arteries Glossary
The outermost layer of arterial wall; it is composed of connective tissue.
Source: National Institute on Aging
Muscle Pain
connective tissue surrounding blood vessels and some inner organs.
Dictionary of Medicine (Shahram)
noun
(tunica) adventitia = outer layer of the wall of an artery or vein