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  • adj. Of or pertaining to an intima

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. of or pertaining to the intima.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to the intima or lining membrane of a blood-vessel.

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

  • adj. of or relating to the intima

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Examples

  • I think a multi-center study of this magnitude should never had attempted such a refined and difficult measurement as determining regression of intimal thickness.

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  • From a mechanistic point of view, it seems that the addition of drugs to the stents worked to prevent the over-exuberant growth of intimal cells onto the stents causing early restenosis in the six month time frame but also may have overdone it in some patients leading to inadequate neointimal coverage of the DES and late thrombosis of the stent.

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  • But then we saw the bullet . . . had passed through . . . there was an intimal tear.

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  • Based on its demonstrated effects in pre-clinical models and safety in clinical trials, AZX100 is currently being evaluated for commercially significant medical applications such as the prevention or reduction of hypertrophic and keloid scarring, treatment of pulmonary fibrosis and intimal hyperplasia.

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  • Based on its demonstrated effects in pre-clinical models and safety in clinical trials, AZX100 is currently being evaluated for commercially significant medical applications such as the prevention or reduction of hypertrophic and keloid scarring, treatment of pulmonary disease and intimal hyperplasia.

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  • After 14 days, the level of intimal hyperplasia in the artery was visualized by paraffin sectioning and histology of the hind limbs.

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  • Time course of intimal changes after small defined injury to rat aortic endothelium.

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  • It consists of two distinct layers, the lining or intimal layer and the sublining or subintimal layer.

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  • "In the meantime, physicians could consider using carotid intimal-media thickness measurement or other cardiovascular screenings for women who are rapidly transitioning or who have certain risk factors, such as cigarette smoking or chemotherapy, which are known to accelerate transition through the menopause."

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  • Evaluations included carotid intimal-media thickness (cIMT) measurements and objective measures of menopausal status based on hormone levels and physiologic changes, not subjective factors, such as hot flashes and estimates of menstrual cycling.

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