neointima

noun

neo·​in·​ti·​ma -ˈint-ə-mə How to pronounce neointima (audio)
: a new or thickened layer of arterial intima formed especially on a prosthesis or in atherosclerosis by migration and proliferation of cells from the media
neointimal adjective

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“Neointima.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/neointima. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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