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Endothelium Definition

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[n] an epithelium of mesoblastic origin; a thin layer of flattened cells that lines the inside of some body cavities

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\En`do*the"li*um\, n.; pl. {Endothelia}. [NL., fr. Gr. 'e`ndon within + ? nipple.] (Anat.) The thin epithelium lining the blood vessels, lymphatics, and serous cavities. See {Epithelium}.

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