endothelioid

endothelioid

[en-doh-thee-lee-oid]
adjective
resembling endothelium.

Origin:
1865–70; endotheli(um) + -oid

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endothelium (ˌɛndəʊˈθiːlɪəm)
 
n , pl -lia
a tissue consisting of a single layer of cells that lines the blood and lymph vessels, heart, and some other cavities
 
[C19: New Latin, from endo- + -thelium, from Greek thēlē nipple]
 
endo'thelial
 
adj
 
endo'thelioid
 
adj

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endothelioid en·do·the·li·oid (ěn'dō-thē'lē-oid')
adj.
Resembling endothelium.

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