• synonyms

tunica intima

[ ĭntə-mə ]


The innermost membrane of a blood or lymph vessel.

Nearby words

tunica adventitia, tunica albuginea, tunica conjunctiva, tunica externa, tunica fibrosa, tunica intima, tunica media, tunica mucosa, tunica muscularis, tunica propria, tunica reflexa
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