tunica adventitia

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tunica adventitia tunica ad·ven·ti·ti·a (ād'věn-tĭsh'ē-ə)
n.
The outermost fibrous coat of a vessel or of an organ that is derived from the surrounding connective tissue. Also called membrana adventitia.

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