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 ]

Synonyms: heart endocardium endocardial tissue endocardial lining

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

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 related synonym

heart endocardial tissue

id

UBERON:0002165