Endocardium

What is Endocardium?

Endocardium meaning The innermost layer of the wall of the heart. it is a thin layer of endothelium (a type of epithelial tissue) that overlies a thin layer of connective tissue penetrated by tiny blood vessels and bundles of smooth muscle. It acts as a lining for the myocardium. This layer covers the values of the heart and the chordae tendinease of the values.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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