external elastic lamina n.
A layer of elastic connective tissue lying immediately outside the smooth muscle of the tunica media of an artery. Also called external elastic layer.
- External fistula
external fistula n. A fistula between a body cavity and the skin.
- Extensible stylesheet language
World-Wide Web (XSL) A standard developed by the World Wide Web Consortium defining a language for transforming and formatting XML (eXtensible Markup Language) documents. An XSL stylesheet is written in XML and consists of instructions for tree transformation and formatting. The tree transformations describe how each XML tag relates to other data and the formatting […]
- External fixation
external fixation n. The fixation of a fractured bone by a splint or plastic dressing.
- Extended memory specification
storage (XMS) The specification describing the use of IBM PC extended memory in real mode for storing data (but not executable code). Memory is made available by extended memory manager (XMM) software. The XMM functions are accessible through interrupt 2FH. (1996-01-10)