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(tunica media) n.1. the middle layer of the wall of a vein or artery. It is the thickest of the three layers, being composed of elastic fibres and smooth muscle fibres in alternating layers. 2. the middle layer of various other organs or parts.

1. the middle layer of the wall of a vein or artery. It is the thickest of the three layers, being composed of elastic fibres and smooth muscle fibres in alternating layers. 2. the middle layer of various other organs or parts.

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