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Descriptions of Endocardium

Endocardium: the membrane that lines the cavities of the heart and forms part of the heart valves
Source: WordNet 2.1

Endocardium : innermost layer of the heart, comprised of endothelial cells.
Source: CRISP

Endocardium : The innermost layer of the heart, comprised of endothelial cells.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Summary Information: Endocardium

Endocardium: The endocardium is a smooth membrane that lines the inside of the chambers of the heart and the valves of the heart. It lies beneath the myocardium. The endocardium includes endothelial cells, smooth muscle cells, elastin, and collagen fibers. Conditions that afflict the endocardium include myocardial infarction and infective endocarditis.

Closely Related Organs: Endocardium

The following organs are closely related to the organ: Endocardium:

Conditions Afflicting Organs: Endocardium

The following conditions are related to the organ: Endocardium:

Sub Parts: Endocardium

The following list contains sub-parts of the organ: Endocardium:

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Endocardium

These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: Endocardium:

Condition count: 1 ; see list below.

Organ types: Heart (55)

Related organs: heart (55)

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Diseases List for Endocardium:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Endocardium' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:


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