endocardium

noun
en·​do·​car·​di·​um | \ ˌen-dō-ˈkär-dē-əm How to pronounce endocardium (audio) \
plural endocardia\ ˌen-​dō-​ˈkär-​dē-​ə How to pronounce endocardia (audio) \

Definition of endocardium

: a thin serous membrane lining the cavities of the heart

First Known Use of endocardium

circa 1864, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for endocardium

New Latin

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“Endocardium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endocardium. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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endocardium

noun
en·​do·​car·​di·​um | \ -ˈkärd-ē-əm How to pronounce endocardium (audio) \
plural endocardia\ -​ē-​ə How to pronounce endocardia (audio) \

Medical Definition of endocardium

: a thin serous membrane lining the cavities of the heart

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