endocardial

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Related to endocardial tube: endocardial heart tube, Primitive heart tube

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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