Endothelium meaning

ĕndō-thēlē-əm
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A thin layer of flat epithelial cells that lines serous cavities, lymph vessels, and blood vessels.
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The layer of cells lining the inside of blood and lymph vessels, of the heart, and of some other closed cavities.
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A thin layer of flat epithelial cells that lines serous cavities, lymph vessels, and blood vessels.
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A thin layer of flat epithelial cells that lines the lymph vessels, blood vessels, and the inner cavities of the heart.
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(anatomy) A thin layer of flat epithelial cells that lines the heart, serous cavities, lymph vessels, and blood vessels.
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Origin of endothelium

  • New Latin endothēlium endo– Greek thēlē nipple dhē(i)- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition