sinusoid


si·nu·soid

noun \ˈsīn-yə-ˌsid, ˈsī-nə-\

Definition of SINUSOID

2
[New Latin sinus] :  a minute endothelium-lined space or passage for blood in the tissues of an organ (as the liver)

Origin of SINUSOID

Medieval Latin sinus sine
First Known Use: 1823

si·nu·soid

noun \ˈsī-n(y)ə-ˌsid\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SINUSOID

: a minute endothelium-lined space or passage for blood in the tissues of an organ (as the liver)
si·nu·soi·dal \ˌsī-n(y)ə-ˈsid-əl\ adjective
si·nu·soi·dal·ly \-əl-ē\ adverb

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