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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

thelium

(thē′lē-ŭm) plural.thelia [L.]
1. A papilla.
2. A nipple.
3. A cellular layer.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners
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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.