Definition of endothelial in US English:

endothelial

adjective

Anatomy
  • See endothelium

    • ‘This was further confirmed by the finding of a decrease in the number of endothelial cells in the lung.’
    • ‘One potential concern raised by the study was the loss of endothelial cells in the corneas of patients who received the implants.’
    • ‘The staining was predominantly located in endothelial and perivascular cells within the tumors.’
    • ‘They consist of thin sheets of collagen and smooth muscle with an endothelial covering.’
    • ‘Pulmonary endothelial cells serve as gatekeepers to trafficking inflammatory and immune cells.’

Pronunciation

endothelial

/-lēəl/