HyperDic: endothelium

English > 1 sense of the word endothelium:
NOUNbodyendotheliuman epithelium of mesoblastic origin
English > endothelium: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningAn epithelium of mesoblastic origin; a thin layer of flattened cells that lines the inside of some body cavities.
Broaderepithelium, epithelial tissuemembranous tissue covering internal organs and other internal surfaces of the body
Adjectivesendothelialof or relating to or located in the endothelium

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