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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.
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Adj.1.endothelial - of or relating to or located in the endothelium


a. endotelial, rel. al endotelio.
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