endotheliocyte


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en·do·the·li·al cell

one of the simple squamous cells forming the lining of blood and lymph vessels and the inner layer of the endocardium.
Synonym(s): endotheliocyte

endotheliocyte

(ĕn″dŏ-thē′lē-ō-sīt″) [″ + ″ + kytos, cell]
An endothelial cell.

endotheliocyte

a large mononuclear phagocytic wandering cell of the circulating blood and tissues. Called also endothelial leukocyte.
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Throughout the subepithelial zone and proper mucous plate (PMP) there was an increased vessel formation (microvasculature), most vessels had a dilated lumen, thickened wall with distended nuclei of endotheliocytes, some of which had sludge phenomenon of red blood cells.
Age-dependent telomere-shortening is repressed by phosphorylated alphatocopherol together with cellular longevity and intracellular oxidative-stress reduction in human brain microvascular endotheliocytes.
It is characterized by endothelial dysfunction and impaired paracrine interaction between activated stellate hepatocytes and sinusoidal endotheliocytes, sinusoidal remodeling and capillarization, as well as development of the collateral microcirculation [10].
While in the circulation, MCPs stimulate blood phagocytes (granulocytes and monocytes) and endotheliocytes (E) to produce reactive oxygen species (ROS) and reactive nitrogen species (RNS) by activating Toll-like receptors 4 (TLR4).
Structurally the intimal layer of CCA, as in the other carotid vessels (ICA and ECA), showed a very thin pattern and appeared formed by endotheliocytes and internal elastic lamina (Figs.