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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Endothelium  \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}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  endothelium 
  n  :  an  epithelium  of  mesoblastic  origin;  a  thin  layer  of 
  flattened  cells  that  lines  the  inside  of  some  body 
  cavities 




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