Definition of endocardial in English:

endocardial

Syllabification: en·do·car·di·al
Pronunciation: /ˌendōˈkärdēəl
 
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adjective

Anatomy & Medicine
  • 1Of or relating to the endocardium.
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    • The most effective one causes endocardial or retroperitoneal fibrosis in rare cases.
    • An autopsy showed endocardial fibrosis.
    • If rejection is suspected, endocardial biopsy is performed to confirm diagnosis.
  • 2Situated inside the heart.
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    • Examination of the heart revealed right-sided endocardial thickening.
    • Cells appear to be committed to an endocardial cell fate early in heart development.
    • Complications can occur with permanent endocardial pacemaker therapy, but they are uncommon.

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