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n. pl. en·do·car·di·a (-dē-ə)
The thin serous membrane, composed of endothelial tissue, that lines the interior of the heart.
endocardial (ˌɛndəʊˈkɑːdɪəl) or
1. (Anatomy) of or relating to the endocardium
2. (Anatomy) within the heart
en•do•car•di•al (ˌɛn doʊˈkɑr di əl)
1. situated within the heart.
2. Also, en•do•car•di•ac (ˌɛn doʊˈkɑr diˌæk) of or pertaining to the endocardium.
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A new presentation of neonatal Lupus: 5 cases of isolated mild endocardial fibroelastosis
associated with maternal Anti-SS/Ro and Anti-SSB/La antibodies.
(8,9) Histologic examination of the left ventricular myocardium has shown variable features from myocyte necrosis to replacement fibrosis and endocardial fibroelastosis
This condition must be distinguished from other established clinical entities presenting prominent trabeculations including: apical hyperthrophic cardiomyopathy, dilated cardiomyopathy, arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia and endocardial fibroelastosis