Endothelium

Endothelium: The inner layer of cells which line the blood vessels.

Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH)1

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Endothelium: A layer of epithelium that lines the heart, blood vessels (Endothelium, Vascular), lymph vessels (Endothelium, Lymphatic), and the serous cavities of the body.2

Types

Types may include:3

Types of Endothelium:

  • Corneal Endothelium
  • Vascular Endothelium

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References

  1. Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH): rarediseasesnetwork.org/ cms/ bvmc/ Learn-More/ Glossary
  2. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
  3. Source: NCI Thesaurus

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