Definition of Adventitial

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the adventitia.

Partainyms: Adventitia
Derivative terms: Adventitia



Definition of Adventitial

1. Adjective. (anatomy) Of or pertaining to the adventitia ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Adventitial

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Adventitial

1. Relating to the outer coat or adventitia of a blood vessel or other structure. Synonym: adventitious. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Adventitial

advection fog
advection fogs
advections
advective
advectively
advects
advene
advened
advenement
advenements
advenes
advenient
advening
advent
adventitia
adventitial (current term)
adventitial cell
adventitial neuritis
adventitias
adventitious albuminuria
adventitious bursa
adventitious cyst
adventitious root
adventitiously
adventitiousness
adventive
adventives
advents
adventual

Literary usage of Adventitial

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Gross and Minute Anatomy of the Central Nervous System by Hermon C. Gordinier (1899)
"In addition to the adventitial lymph-spaces, small channels exist in which the ... They do not possess a lining membrane; the adventitial sheath of the ..."

2. A text-book of mental diseases: with special reference to the pathological by William Bevan Lewis (1899)
"It is these adventitial elements which give us the clue to tracing the obscurely ... Around a segment of the pericellular sac, mapped out by adventitial ..."

3. The Journal of Infectious Diseases by Infectious Diseases Society of America, John Rockefeller McCormick Memorial Fund, John McCormick Institute for Infectious Diseases (1915)
"It is generally believed that the starting point of syphilitic processes is in the intra-adventitial and extra-adventitial lymph-spaces. ..."

4. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1899)
"adventitial coat unaltered. F. Normal epicardium. G. Supra-arterial fibroid nodule projecting above the surface of the epicardium and extending to the ..."

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