from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A type of connective tissue consisting mainly of elastic fibers and found in the walls of arteries, in the dermis of the skin, and in certain ligaments and tendons.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a variety of connective tissue consisting of a network of slender and very elastic fibers which are but slightly affected by acids or alkalies.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. connective tissue consisting chiefly of elastic fibers found in the dermis of the skin and in the walls of veins and arteries and in some tendons and ligaments
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