Elastic skin

elastic skin n.
See Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.


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    noun, Physics. 1. a wave propagated by the elastic deformation of a medium.

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    [ih-las-tin] /ɪˈlæs tɪn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. a protein constituting the basic substance of . /ɪˈlæstɪn/ noun 1. (biochem) a fibrous scleroprotein constituting the major part of elastic tissue, such as the walls of arteries noun See silverskin elastin e·las·tin (ĭ-lās’tĭn) n. An elastic, fibrous mucoprotein, similar to collagen, and the major connective tissue protein of […]

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