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Definition of the adjective adventitial

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  1. of or pertaining to the adventitia

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Google previewMerriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary (1995)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc, Roger W. Pease, Jr.

adventitial. •. affinity. nous and elastic fibers, and is not covered with peritoneum — called also tunica advenlilia — ad-ven-ti-tial \-shal\ ad) ad*ven*tMious x-shas\ adj : arising sporadically or in other than the usual location (an ~ part in ...

Google previewIllustrated Encyclopedia of Human Histology (2012)

by R.V. Krstic;

f adventitial cells (AC) covering most of outer surface of sinuses. Littoral cells may separate from one another or be ...

Google previewDorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary Elsevieron VitalSource (2011)

by Dorland

adventitial. ad•ver•sive (ad-vur0siv) opposite; as the turning to one ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (2001)

by Bryan A. Garner

adventitious; adventitial. Adventitious means "added extrinsically" or "accidental." It was formerly a legal term meaning "befalling a person by fortune," and was opposed to profectitious ( = deriving from a parent or ancestor).

Google previewEncyclopedia of Fish Physiology (2011)

From Genome to Environment

This suggests two potential anatomical differences: fish blood vessels may not recoil significantly in the absence of perfusion pressure, which would mean that adventitial filaments join with connective tissue to prevent collapse (as seen with ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Toxicology (2005)

by Bruce Anderson, Ann de Peyster, Shayne C. Gad, P.J. Bert Hakkinen, Michael Kamrin, Betty Locey, Harihara M. Mehendale, Carey Pope, Lee Shugart

Theeffects seemto focus on medial cells of the artery wall, rather than on adventitial or endothelial cells. Earlychanges include loss of medial cells, mineralization, and loss of elastic fibers. Later there is a compensatory proliferationofintimal ...

Google previewDICTIONARY OF MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

adventitial adventitious (éd'vén-tish'es) ADJ. not inherited; accidental; acquired from outside the organism (e.g., a scar on the arm). adverse drug reaction (ADR) N. serious effect of a medication— either stronger than expected effect (e.g., ...

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