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  • n. Plural form of endothelium.


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  • Langub, MC, et al. Estrogen receptor immunoreactive glia, endothelia and ependyma in guinea pig preoptic area and median eminence: electron microscopy.

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  • It is said that 'the cells which are known to possess phagocytocic properties are the leucocytes, mucous corpuscles, connective tissue cells, endothelia of blood vessels and lymphatic vessels, alveolar eypithelium of the lungs, and the cells of the spleen, bone, marrow and lymphatic glands.'

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  • The thin wall of these first vessels of the amniote embryo consists of flat cells (endothelia or vascular epithelia); the fluid within already contains numbers of red blood-cells; both have been developed from the gut-fibre layer.

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  • Adhesion of Plasmodium falciparum infected erythrocytes to endothelia and endothelial cell activation have been proposed as mechanism of clinical severe malaria.

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  • In addition, the presence of fenestrated endothelia in the glomerular capillaries selectively allows molecules to pass through in relation to their size, shape and charge.

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  • EC migration is a crucial step in angiogenesis and is essential for regeneration of endothelia damaged by balloon catheter angioplasty and stent placement.

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  • It is simply in the mode of the grouping of these elements that we have the variation in tissues, as (1) loose connective tissue, (2) aponeurosis and tendons, (3) muscles, (4) cartilage, (5) bones, (6) epithelia and endothelia, (7) nerves.

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  • Furthermore, expression of transgenic PPARβ/δ was epidermis-specific and was not detectable in dermal fibroblasts, endothelia, skin - associated T cells, or any other organ screened, including intestine, muscle, liver, spleen (

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  • However, 2 days after intraamniotic endotoxin injection in preterm animals, eNOS was weakly expressed by submucosal vascular endothelia (

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