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en·do·the·li·um

 (ĕn′dō-thē′lē-əm)
n. pl. en·do·the·li·a (-lē-ə)
A thin layer of flat epithelial cells that lines serous cavities, lymph vessels, and blood vessels.

[New Latin endothēlium : endo- + Greek thēlē, nipple; see dhē(i)- in Indo-European roots.]

en′do·the′li·al, en′do·the′li·oid′ adj.

endothelium

(ˌɛndəʊˈθiːlɪəm)
n, pl -lia (-lɪə)
(Anatomy) a tissue consisting of a single layer of cells that lines the blood and lymph vessels, heart, and some other cavities
[C19: New Latin, from endo- + -thelium, from Greek thēlē nipple]
ˌendoˈthelial adj
ˌendoˈtheliˌoid adj

en•do•the•li•um

(ˌɛn doʊˈθi li əm)

n., pl. -li•a (-li ə)
a single layer of smooth tissue that lines the heart, blood vessels, lymphatic vessels, and serous cavities.
[1870–75; endo- + New Latin -thelium; compare epithelium]
en`do•the′li•al, adj.

endothelium

The cell layer lining the inside of the circulatory and lymphatic systems.
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Noun1.endothelium - an epithelium of mesoblastic origin; a thin layer of flattened cells that lines the inside of some body cavities
epithelial tissue, epithelium - membranous tissue covering internal organs and other internal surfaces of the body
Translations

en·do·the·li·um

n. endotelio, capa celular interna que reviste los vasos sanguíneos, los canales linfáticos, el corazón y otras cavidades.
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Therefore, the massive intestinal microvascular endothelia are vulnerable to excessive inflammatory and ischemia-reperfusion injury during sepsis or septic shock.
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Our results showed that the binding of LEL occurred exclusively in the material adherents on surface of the endothelia of the vessels in the peripheral and central regions of the gland.