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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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The endothelium, which lines the inside surface of blood vessels, is essential to proper blood circulation.
The endothelium, the single layer of cells lining blood vessel walls, is thought to protect against heart disease.
A specular microscope is a reflected light microscope that works by projecting light onto the cornea and then imaging the reflected light from optical interface between corneal endothelium and aqueous humor.
The innermost layer adjacent to anterior chamber is endothelium. It has a peculiar feature, that it is incapable of regeneration.
Background: Endothelium allotransplantation is the primary treatment for corneal decompensation.
Endothelium is one of the largest organ by area and consist of at least one trillion endothelial cells having more than 100 gram weight and covering more than 3000 square meters area in an adult human body.
The genesis of most of these issues is in the endothelium. This is a one-cell layer, thin membrane lining all your blood vessels.
In a paper published in the International Journal of Nanomedicine, they describe how they used nanosensors and a cell model to identify the molecular mechanisms that vitamin can D-3 trigger in the endothelium, which is the thin layer of tissue that lines blood vessels.
A noninvasive measurement of changes in the endothelium-dependent vasodilation (endothelium is a layer of cells that lines the interior of blood vessels, and vasodilation refers to the dilation of blood vessels) between the first two groups, each of which performed yoga for 12 weeks, showed no significant differences.
The cardiovascular system is lined with endothelium, a continuous
Dysfunction of the endothelium of microcirculatory vessels, most often, is the basis in the pathogenesis of reducing microcirculatory blood flow in the bones [2], which, in turn, leads to a disturbance of osteogenesis, thereby causing osteoporotic changes in bone tissue [3].

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