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Tunica Intima

Descriptions of Tunica Intima

Tunica Intima : The innermost coat of blood vessels, consisting of a thin lining of endothelial cells longitudinally oriented and continuous with the endothelium of capillaries on the one hand and the endocardium of the heart on the other.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Summary Information: Tunica Intima

Tunica Intima: The tunica intima is the innermost layer of the hollow tube-like arteries and veins. The tunica intima is in direct contact with the blood and is made up of endothelium, a smooth lining that helps to prevent blood clot formation.

Conditions that can afflict the tunica intima include diabetes, smoking, aneurysm, high cholesterol, hypertension, atherosclerosis, phlebitis, varicose veins, trauma, and hemorrhoids.

Closely Related Organs: Tunica Intima

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Tunica Intima

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Sub Parts: Tunica Intima

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