neointima

noun
neo·​in·​ti·​ma | \ -ˈint-ə-mə How to pronounce neointima (audio) \

Medical Definition of neointima

: 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

Other Words from neointima

neointimal \ -​məl How to pronounce neointimal (audio) \ adjective

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“Neointima.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/neointima. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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