Intima meaning

ĭn'tə-mə
The innermost membrane of an organ or part, especially the inner lining of a lymphatic vessel, an artery, or a vein.
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The innermost living membrane of an organ or other part, as of an artery, vein, or lymphatic, or of an insect's trachea.
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The innermost membrane of an organ or part, especially the inner lining of a lymphatic vessel, an artery, or a vein.
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(anatomy) The innermost part of an anatomical structure, particularly a tubular one: the intima of a blood vessel.
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Origin of intima

  • Latin from feminine of intimus innermost en in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition