adventitial coat

tunica adventitia.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • adventitial — Relating to the outer coat or adventitia of a blood vessel or other structure. SYN: adventitious (3). * * * ad·ven·ti·tial əl adj of or relating to an adventitia * * * ad·ven·ti·tial (ad″ven tishґəl) pertaining to the tunica… …   Medical dictionary

  • adventitia — noun Etymology: New Latin, alteration of Latin adventicia, neuter plural of adventicius coming from outside, from adventus, past participle Date: 1876 an external chiefly connective tissue covering of an organ; especially the external coat of a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Adventitia — The outermost connective tissue covering of any organ, vessel, or other structure. For example, the connective tissue that surrounds an artery is called the adventitia because it is considered extraneous to the artery. Adventitia comes from the… …   Medical dictionary

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