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endocardium

 [en″do-kahr´de-um]
the endothelial lining membrane of the cavities of the heart and the connective tissue bed on which it lies.

en·do·car·di·um

, pl.

en·do·car·di·a

(en'dō-kar'dē-ŭm, -ē-ă), [TA]
The innermost tunic of the heart, which includes endothelium and subendothelial connective tissue; in the atrial wall, smooth muscle and numerous elastic fibers also occur.
[endo- + G. kardia, heart]

endocardium

/en·do·car·di·um/ (-kahr´de-um) the endothelial lining membrane of the cavities of the heart and the connective tissue bed on which it lies.

endocardium

(ĕn′dō-kär′dē-əm)
n. pl. endocar·dia (-dē-ə)
The thin serous membrane, composed of endothelial tissue, that lines the interior of the heart.

en′do·car′di·al adj.

endocardium

[en′dōkär′dē·əm] pl. endocardia,
the lining of the heart chambers, containing small blood vessels and a few bundles of smooth muscle. It is continuous with the endothelium of the great blood vessels. Compare epicardium, myocardium.

en·do·car·di·um

, pl. endocardia (en'dō-kahr'dē-ŭm, -ă) [TA]
The innermost tunic of the heart, which includes endothelium and subendothelial connective tissue; in the atrial wall, smooth muscle and numerous elastic fibers also occur.
[endo- + G. kardia, heart]

endocardium

The heart lining that also covers the heart valves.

endocardium

the inner lining of the HEART.

Endocardium

The inner wall of the heart muscle, which also covers the heart valves.
Mentioned in: Endocarditis

en·do·car·di·um

, pl. endocardia (en'dō-kahr'dē-ŭm, -ă) [TA]
The innermost tunic of the heart.
[endo- + G. kardia, heart]

endocardium

(en´dōkär´dēəm),
n the innermost lining and connective tissue bed of the heart's chambers. It consists of smooth muscle cells, elastin, and collagen fibers.

endocardium

the endothelial lining membrane of the cavities of the heart and the connective tissue bed on which it lies.