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 ]

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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].
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  • 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]
  • Tunica intima which has as its parts the endothelium of endocardium and the fibroelastic connective tissue that surrounds the cavity of a cardiac chamber.
  • Layer that lines the lumen of the heart.[TAO]
has alternative id
  • UBERON:0006225
has exact synonym
  • heart endocardium
  • endocardial lining
  • endocardial tissue
has related synonym
  • heart endocardial tissue
id
  • UBERON:0002165