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neointima

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noun neo·in·ti·ma \-ˈint-ə-mə\

Medical Definition of neointima

  1. :  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

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