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intima

 [in´tĭ-mah]
1. innermost.
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in·ti·ma

(in'ti-mă),
Innermost. See: tunica intima.
[L. fem. of intimus, inmost]
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intima

(ĭn′tə-mə)
n. pl. inti·mae (-mē′) or inti·mas Anatomy
The innermost membrane of an organ or part, especially the inner lining of a lymphatic vessel, an artery, or a vein.

in′ti·mal adj.
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in·ti·ma

, pl. intimae (in'ti-mă, -mē)
Innermost.
See: tunica intima
[L. fem. of intimus, inmost]
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intima

The innermost layer of a blood vessel or hollow organ.
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