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 ]
- UMLS:C0014124 (ncithesaurus:Endocardium)
uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core
fixed in GO to reflect FMA. See email to David/Varsha June 18 2010
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].
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.
heart endocardial tissue
- heart layer
- tunica intima
- develops_from some presumptive endocardium
- has part some endocardial endothelium
- immediate transformation of some presumptive endocardium