intimal
adjective see intima

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • intimal — adj. of or pertaining to the intima. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intimal — See intima. * * * …   Universalium

  • intimal — adjective Of or pertaining to an intima …   Wiktionary

  • intimal — Relating to the intima or inner coat of a vessel. * * * in·ti·mal (inґtĭ məl) pertaining to the inner layer of the blood vessels (tunica intima vasorum) …   Medical dictionary

  • intimal — adj. pertaining to an intima, of an inner membrane (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • intimal — in·ti·mal …   English syllables

  • intimal — adjective of or relating to the intima (Freq. 1) • Pertains to noun: ↑intima • Derivationally related forms: ↑intima …   Useful english dictionary

  • Intimal hyperplasia — is the thickening of the Tunica intima of a blood vessel as a complication of a reconstruction procedure or endarterectomy. Intimal hyperplasia is the universal response of a vessel to injury and is an important reason of late bypass graft… …   Wikipedia

  • Intimal cushion — The intimal cushion is smooth muscle in the center of arteries that paradoxically keep the artery patent. It is present in Helicine arteries of penis and in the patent ductus arteriosus [ [http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid …   Wikipedia

  • intimal arteriosclerosis — arteriosclerosis in which the major changes affect the intima of the arteries …   Medical dictionary

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