endarterium

[ en-dahr-teer-ee-uhm ]
/ 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.

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Origin of endarterium

From New Latin; see origin at end-, artery

OTHER WORDS FROM endarterium

end·ar·te·ri·al, adjective
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