endarterium

[ en-dahr-teer-ee-uh m ]
/ ˌɛn dɑrˈtɪər i əm /

noun, plural end·ar·te·ri·a [en-dahr-teer-ee-uh] /ˌɛn dɑrˈtɪər i ə/. Anatomy.

the innermost lining of an artery.

Nearby words

  1. endangiitis,
  2. endaortitis,
  3. endarch,
  4. endarterectomy,
  5. endarteritis,
  6. endaural,
  7. endbrain,
  8. endcap,
  9. endear,
  10. endearing

Origin of endarterium

From New Latin; see origin at end-, artery

Related formsend·ar·te·ri·al, adjective

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