Tunica adventitia

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As adventitia or adventitia (of lat. Advenire - to come), the outer layer is referred to tubular organs in the anatomy. The adventitia consists of loose connective tissue , serves to anchor it in the environment and, unlike a tunica serosa, has no epithelial layer. Supplying blood vessels and nerves also run in the adventitia .

Own an adventitia:


  • Göran Hjelmman: About the accumulation of mast cells in the tunica adventitia and the perivascular connective tissue in obliterating vascular diseases. Helsingfors 1954.
  • Heinz-Ulrich Nover, PA Moubayed: Cystic adventitia degeneration of the radial artery: Report on two own observations a. Literature review. In: Thoracic Surgery. Volume 26. 1978, pp. 427-433. University thesis: Düsseldorf, Univ., Med. Fak., Diss., 1979.
  • Franz Müller: On the structure and integration of the lymph vessels in the adventitia of the large, intrapericardial blood vessels of the human fetal heart. Dissertation. Univ., Med. Fac., Heidelberg 1971.