thelium

the·li·um

, pl.

the·li·a

(thē'lē-ŭm, -lē-ă),
1. A nipplelike structure.
2. A cellular layer.
3. Synonym(s): nipple
[Mod. L., fr. G. thēlē, nipple]

the·li·um

, pl. thelia (thē'lē-ŭm, -ă)
1. A nipplelike structure.
2. A cellular layer.
3. Synonym(s): nipple.
[Mod. L., fr. G. thēlē, nipple]

thelium

(thē′lē-ŭm) plural.thelia [L.]
1. A papilla.
2. A nipple.
3. A cellular layer.

thelium

1. a papilla.
2. a nipple.
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Moreover, the endo thelium produces platelet inhibitor (prostacyclin) and vasodilator (nitric oxide) and the lipid and glycosaminoglycan compositions are resistant to atherogenesis.
Callahan (1982), Effect of Environmental Particulate on Cultured Human and Borine Endo Thelium, Cellular Injury via an Oxidant-Dependent Pathway, Laboratory Investigations, 61, 53-61.