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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the endothelium.

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  • adj. Of, or relating to, endothelium.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of, pertaining to, or of the nature of endothelium.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or located in the endothelium

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Examples

  • They found that smoking during pregnancy lowers production of an enzyme called endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS), which regulates blood vessel dilation.

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  • "To further improve DSEK and related procedures and provide the best patient care, we need prospective clinical studies to set expectations for long-term endothelial cell survival and to determine acceptable complication rates," Dr. Lee said.

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  • The sensors that read how hard your blood pushes and pulls as it rushes through you are called endothelial cells.

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  • CE: It is the typical western diet of processed oils, dairy, and meat which destroys the lifejacket of our blood vessels known as our endothelial cells.

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  • These CD34-positive cells usually differentiate into blood vessel cells, also known as endothelial cells.

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  • Through cell culture and mouse experiments, the researchers found that a protein called thrombospondin-1 (TSP1) and its receptor, CD47, inhibit activation of the endothelial-based enzyme called endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS), which in turn limits the production of

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  • The condition, called endothelial dysfunction, involves a loss of nitric oxide in the endothelium, the layer of cells that line blood vessels.

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  • People with these more upper-layer corneal problems make up about 10 percent of transplant cases, he said, while the bigger hurdle is creating therapy for harder-to-treat full-thickness damage to what's called endothelial cells.

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  • Busik and her team found that nerve damage in diabetic bone marrow - where stem cells known as endothelial progenitor cells reside - affects the daily release of those EPCs into the bloodstream.

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  • By first finding a way to effectively tag endothelial cells, researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College developed a simple way to increase production of these cells by more than 30-fold.

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