The endocardium is an anatomical structure comprised of an endothelium and an extracellular matrix that forms the innermost layer of tissue of the heart, and lines the heart chambers[GO]. [ http://amigo.geneontology.org/amigo/term/GO:0003157 ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

comment

fixed in GO to reflect FMA. See email to David/Varsha June 18 2010

definition

The endocardium is an anatomical structure comprised of an endothelium and an extracellular matrix that forms the innermost layer of tissue of the heart, and lines the heart chambers[GO].

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/6c/Gray493.png

external definition

Part of the heart comprised of thin serous membrane, composed of endothelial tissue, that lines the interior of the heart.[AAO]

Layer that lines the lumen of the heart.[TAO]

Tunica intima which has as its parts the endothelium of endocardium and the fibroelastic connective tissue that surrounds the cavity of a cardiac chamber.

has alternative id

UBERON:0006225

has exact synonym

heart endocardium

endocardial tissue

endocardial lining

has related synonym

heart endocardial tissue

id

UBERON:0002165