Definitions for "Elastin"
A nitrogenous substance, somewhat resembling albumin, which forms the chemical basis of elastic tissue. It is very insoluble in most fluids, but is gradually dissolved when digested with either pepsin or trypsin.
elastikos = impulsive (as in elastic recoil); protein component of yellow fibres of elastic tissue.
Connective tissue fibers that stretch and recoil, providing elasticity to connective tissues.
Keywords:  myotonic, transduction
Myotonic Transduction
Keywords:  elastoplast, elastomer
Elastomer Elastoplast
Keywords:  nucleus
An elastic substance in the lungs (and some other body organs) that support their structural framework.