elastosis

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Noun1.elastosis - breakdown of elastic tissue (as the loss of elasticity in the skin of elderly people that results from degeneration of connective tissue)
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
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Pterygium is epithelial hyperplasia and elastotic degeneration (1) of bulbar conjunctival tissue encroaching over the interpalpebral cornea.
They result from elastotic degeneration of the collagen fibres or could be a product of abnormal elastogenesis or even a combination of both processes.
Thick fibrous bands, haemosiderin pigment and signs of elastotic degeneration were seen.