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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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