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(tunica intima) n.1. the inner layer of the wall of an artery or vein. It is composed of a lining of endothelial cells and an elastic membrane. 2. the inner layer of various other organs or parts.

1. the inner layer of the wall of an artery or vein. It is composed of a lining of endothelial cells and an elastic membrane. 2. the inner layer of various other organs or parts.

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