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*  Pretibial myxedema
Elastic stains will reveal a reduction in elastic tissue. Schwartz, K. M.; Vahab Fatourechi; Debra D. F. Ahmed; Gregory R. Pond ...
*  Cell-based models
Rodriguez, Edward K.; Hoger, Anne; McCulloch, Andrew D. (1 April 1994). "Stress-dependent finite growth in soft elastic tissues ... They are used in the field of computational biology for simulating the biomechanics of multicellular structures such as tissues ... cell-based models are a useful tool to study the influence of these behaviors on how tissues are organised in time and space. ... "Simulating tissue mechanics with agent-based models: concepts, perspectives and some novel results". Computational Particle ...
*  Endurance running hypothesis
Tendons and ligaments are elastic tissues that store energy. They are stretched and then release energy as they recoil. This ... Plantar arch: The plantar arch in the human foot has an elastic spring function that generates energy for running but not ... Because shorter calcaneal tuber length leads to greater Achilles stretch, more kinetic energy is converted to elastic energy, ...
*  Tunica media
... the amount of elastic tissue is very considerable; in these vessels a few bundles of white connective tissue also have been ... Tunica media is made up of smooth muscle cells and elastic tissue. It lies between the tunica intima on the inside and the ... The middle coat is composed of a thick layer of connective tissue with elastic fibers, intermixed, in some veins, with a ... The white fibrous element is in considerable excess, and the elastic fibers are in much smaller proportion in the veins than in ...
*  Human musculoskeletal system
... binding the joint with its taut tissue. A ligament is a small band of dense, white, fibrous elastic tissue. Ligaments connect ... and other connective tissue that supports and binds tissues and organs together. The musculoskeletal system's primary functions ... A bursa is a small fluid-filled sac made of white fibrous tissue and lined with synovial membrane. Bursa may also be formed by ... The skeletal system serves as a framework for tissues and organs to attach themselves to. This system acts as a protective ...
*  Diploic veins
They are lined by a single layer of endothelium supported by elastic tissue. They develop fully by the age of two years. The ...
*  Episcleral layer
It is composed of loose, fibrous, elastic tissue and attaches to Tenon's capsule. A vascular plexus is found between the bulbar ...
*  Respiratory tract
Instead of hard cartilage, the bronchi and bronchioles are composed of elastic tissue. The lungs are made up of thirteen ... Organs involved in transmission of air to and from the point where gases diffuse into tissue In humans, the respiratory tract ... This is a bacterial infection which deteriorates the lung tissue resulting in coughing up blood.[dead link] This infection is ... Transverse section of tracheal tissue. Note that image is incorrectly labeled "ciliated stratified epithelium" at upper right. ...
*  Anetoderma
Schweninger-Buzzi anetoderma is a cutaneous condition characterized by loss of dermal elastic tissue. Secondary anetoderma ... is a localized laxity of the skin with herniation or outpouching resulting from abnormal dermal elastic tissue. Anetoderma ... Primary anetoderma Jadassohn-Pellizzari anetoderma is a benign condition with focal loss of dermal elastic tissue. Jadassohn- ...
*  Lung compliance
In a highly compliant lung, as in emphysema, the elastic tissue is damaged by enzymes. These enzymes are secreted by leukocytes ... emphysema/COPD may be associated with an increase in pulmonary compliance due to the loss of alveolar and elastic tissue. ... distensibility of elastic tissue). In clinical practice it is separated into two different measurements, static compliance and ... Low compliance indicates a stiff lung (one with high elastic recoil) and can be thought of as a thick balloon - this is the ...
*  Flexibility (anatomy)
They contain both elastic and non-elastic tissue. The areolar tissue is permeable and is extensively distributed throughout the ... The yellow elastic tissue can be stretched considerably while returning to its original length. Tendons are not elastic and are ... This tissue acts as a general binder for all other tissues. Muscle tissue is made of a stretchy material. It is arranged in ... The white fibrous tissues are not stretchy, but are extremely strong so that even if the bone were fractured the tissue would ...
*  Hamartoma
Because a hamartoma typically lacks elastic tissue, it may lead to the formation of aneurysms and thus possible hemorrhage. ... It grows at the same rate as the surrounding tissue. It is composed of tissue elements normally found at that site, but they ... They almost always arise from connective tissue and are generally formed of cartilage, connective tissue, and fat cells, ... pancreatic tissue in the duodenum). Hamartomas result from an abnormal formation of normal tissue, although the underlying ...
*  Vocal folds
Each vocal ligament is a band of yellow elastic tissue attached in front to the angle of the thyroid cartilage, and behind to ... Fibronectin also acts as a skeleton for the elastic tissue formation. Reticular and collagenous fibers were seen to run along ... In the VF tissue, HA plays a role of shear-thinner, affecting the tissue viscosity, space-filler, shock absorber, as well as ... The ILP is mostly composed of elastic fibers, while the DLP has fewer elastic fibers, and more collagenous fibers. In those two ...
*  Aquatic locomotion
... the energy savings created by the elastic tissue is so small that it's negligible. Medusae can also use their elastic mesoglea ... Much of the work done by scallop muscles to close its shell is stored as elastic energy in abductin tissue, which acts as a ... However, the amount of work the scallop has to do is mitigated by the elastic hinge that connects the two shells of the bivalve ... The muscle fibers run around the bell circumferentially while the elastic fibers run through the muscle and along the sides of ...
*  Oxytalan
... localization and staining properties it seems likely that these fibers are an immature form of elastic tissue. Oxytalan fibers ... Fibrillin builds the oxytalan fibers, which causes the elastic behavior. They can be found on the surface of smooth muscles. ... On light microscope examination, these fibres may be distinguished from mature elastic fibers by their failure to stain with ... are elastic-like fibers that run parallel to the tooth surface and bend to attach to cementum. ...
*  Hemopneumothorax
The affected lung, which has a great deal of elastic tissue, shrivels in what is referred to as a collapsed lung. Treatment for ...
*  Dystrophic calcification
... the elastic tissue below the retinal ring. Calcinosis Monckeberg's arteriosclerosis "Cell Injury". Bertazzo, Sergio; Gentleman ... Calcification can occur in dead or degenerated tissue. Caseous necrosis in T.B. is most common site of dystrophic calcification ... Calcinosis cutis is condition in which there are irregular nodular deposits of calcium salts in skin and subcutaneous tissue. ... A systemic mineral imbalance would elevate calcium levels in the blood and all tissues and cause metastatic calcification.) ...
*  Ludwig Pick
Über das elastische Gewebe in der normalen und pathologisch veränderten Gebärmutter, 1900 - On elastic tissue in the normal and ...
*  Regressions (album)
It's an elastic tissue of creepy electronic noise and barely human screaming, impregnated with patches of riff-salad grind and ...
*  Knee
Cartilage is a thin, elastic tissue that protects the bone and makes certain that the joint surfaces can slide easily over each ... The newly formed tissue will generally consist of a large part of fibrous cartilage of lesser quality than the original hyaline ... One form of patellofemoral syndrome involves a tissue-related problem that creates pressure and irritation in the knee between ... In addition, weakening of tissues around the knee may contribute to the problem. Patellofemoral instability may relate to hip ...
*  Rectocele
It is more common in older women than in younger ones; estrogen which helps to keep the pelvic tissues elastic decreases after ... Another procedure is posterior colporrhaphy, which involves suturing of vaginal tissue. Surgery may also involve insertion of a ...
*  Angular cheilitis
Reduced vertical dimension can also be caused by tooth migration, wearing orthodontic appliances, and elastic tissue damage ... Saliva contains digestive enzymes, which may have a degree of digestive action on tissues if they are left in contact. The ... The tendency of saliva to pool in these areas is increased, constantly wetting the area, which may cause tissue maceration and ... and formation of granulation tissue. Sometimes contributing factors can be readily seen, such as loss of lower face height from ...
*  Collateralization
... and a variable amount of elastic tissue. They are rarely if ever observed during angiography in the absence of severe ischemia ... The bulk of new tissue production is carried by the smooth muscles of the media, which transform their phenotype from a ... In spite of the enormous increase in tissue mass (up to 50-fold), the degree of functional restoration of blood flow capacity ... equally as many studies have denied the function of these vessels to preserve myocardium by salvaging tissue perfusion and ...
*  Artery
... which is made up of smooth muscle cells and elastic tissue (also called connective tissue proper). The innermost layer, which ... of elastic and muscle tissue in their tunica media as well as their size and the makeup of the internal and external elastic ... arteries are surrounded by varying thicknesses of smooth muscle which have extensive elastic and inelastic connective tissues. ... Arteries carry oxygenated blood away from the heart to the tissues, except for pulmonary arteries, which carry blood to the ...
*  Diastolic function
... which also compresses elastic tissues internal to and external to the myocardium. Then, when cardiac muscle relaxes, the energy ... During diastole, the ventricle of heart must remain elastic or complaint enough and have capacity to hold incoming blood to ... Due to advancement of modern medical imaging technology, the measurement of even smaller (i.e. tissue) velocities are possible ...
*  Mie scattering
Mie theory has been used to determine whether scattered light from tissue corresponds to healthy or cancerous cell nuclei using ... Rayleigh scattering describes the elastic scattering of light by spheres that are much smaller than the wavelength of light. ... The Mie solution is also important for understanding the appearance of common materials like milk, biological tissue and latex ...