Definition of endocardial in English:


Line breaks: endo|car¦dial
Pronunciation: /ˌɛndə(ʊ)ˈkɑːdɪəl


Anatomy & Medicine
  • 1Relating 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.
  • 2Inside 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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