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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.

endocardial

(ˌɛndəʊˈkɑːdɪəl) or

endocardiac

adj
1. (Anatomy) of or relating to the endocardium
2. (Anatomy) within the heart

en•do•car•di•al

(ˌɛn doʊˈkɑr di əl)

adj.
1. situated within the heart.
2. Also, en•do•car•di•ac (ˌɛn doʊˈkɑr diˌæk) of or pertaining to the endocardium.
[1840–50; endo- + Greek kardí(a) heart + -al1; or endocardi (um) + -al1]
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As cardiac morphogenesis proceeds through stage HH 21, valvulogenesis and septation begins and thus, an epithelial--mesenchymal transition occurs within the endocardial cushions of the atrioventricular region and the outflow tract.
In these later stages, cardiac morphogenesis has continued and through the epithelial-mesenchymal transition has fully populated the endocardial cushions with mesenchyme.
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