endocardium


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en·do·car·di·um

 (ĕn′dō-kär′dē-əm)
n. pl. en·do·car·di·a (-dē-ə)
The thin serous membrane, composed of endothelial tissue, that lines the interior of the heart.

[New Latin : endo- + Greek kardiā, heart; see kerd- in Indo-European roots.]

en′do·car′di·al adj.

endocardium

(ˌɛndəʊˈkɑːdɪəm)
n, pl -dia (-dɪə)
(Anatomy) the membrane that lines the cavities of the heart and forms part of the valves
[C19: from New Latin, from endo- + Greek kardia heart]

en•do•car•di•um

(ˌɛn doʊˈkɑr di əm)

n., pl. -di•a (-di ə)
the serous membrane that lines the cavities of the heart.
[1870–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.endocardium - the membrane that lines the cavities of the heart and forms part of the heart valves
serosa, serous membrane - a thin membrane lining the closed cavities of the body; has two layers with a space between that is filled with serous fluid
Translations

endocardium

[endəʊˈkɑːdɪəm] N (endocardia (pl)) [endəʊˈkɑːdɪə]endocardio m

en·do·car·di·um

n. endocardio, membrana serosa interior del corazón.

endocardium

n (pl -dia) endocardio
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A small, thin layer of fibrous tissue presumably produced by the left-to-right shunt jet flow through the VSD was present on the mural endocardium in the right ventricular outflow tract in apposition to the "VSD.
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8) In contrast, the MEA in the bird heart is negative (approximately-90[degrees]), being oriented along the long axis of the body, and superior to the frontal plane (4) This difference can be explained by the depolarization wave of the ventricles that starts subepicardially and spreads through the myocardium to the endocardium in birds, whereas in dogs, depolarization of the ventricles begins subendocardial.
Further, the TactiCath Quartz ablation catheter provides electrophysiologists the ability to monitor the amount of pressure that a catheter tip exerts on the endocardium (the layer of tissue that lines the chambers of the heart).
The TactiCath Quartz ablation catheter is meant to provide electrophysiologists the ability to monitor the amount of pressure that a catheter tip exerts on the endocardium (the layer of tissue that lines the chambers of the heart).
Lumason helps a physician see a patient s heart more clearly, allowing for clearer imaging of the left ventricle chamber and the smooth edge on the inside of the chambers of the heart, known as the endocardium.
In the systolic and diastolic phases of heartbeat, two contour lines were drawn to delineate the endocardium and epicardium.
kingae is carried on the oropharyngeal epithelium (20,21), and the colonized mucosa is the portal of entry of the organism to the bloodstream from which it may disseminate to 3 areas for which the bacterium shows particular tropism: joints, bones, or the endocardium (22,23).
Other findings included petechial hemorrhages in epicardium and endocardium and congestion of the lungs; all other organs appeared normal.
The development of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) may occur over years or even decades, as recurrent inflammation of the endocardium, and especially the heart valves, leads to increased fibrosis and scarring.
In 79 chapters, cardiology, pediatrics, and other specialists from North America and Europe cover the structure and function of the cardiovascular system; diagnostic and therapeutic methods; electrophysiology; pediatric cardiac intensive care; molecular determinants, epidemiology and prevention of congenital heart defects, genetic aspects, and fetal echocardiography and cardiology; congenital cardiovascular malformations; diseases of the endocardium, myocardium, and pericardium; pulmonary vascular disease; the young adult with congenital heart disease; and other problems and issues, such as chest pain, coronary risk factors, tumors, chronic heart failure, neurodevelopmental outcomes after heart surgery, and hematologic aspects.