subendothelial layer


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sub·en·do·the·li·al lay·er

the thin layer of connective tissue lying between the endothelium and internal elastic lamina in the intima of blood vessels.

sub·en·do·the·li·al lay·er

(sŭb'en-dō-thē'lē-ăl lā'ĕr)
The thin layer of connective tissue lying between the endothelium and elastic lamina in the intima of blood vessels.

subendothelial layer

The layer of fine fibers and fibroblasts lying immediately under the endothelium of the tunica intima of larger arteries and veins.
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