Meaning of endocardial in English:


Pronunciation /ˌɛndə(ʊ)ˈkɑːdɪəl/


Anatomy Medicine
  • 1Relating to the endocardium.

    ‘The most effective one causes endocardial or retroperitoneal fibrosis in rare cases.’
    • ‘An autopsy showed endocardial fibrosis.’
    • ‘If rejection is suspected, endocardial biopsy is performed to confirm diagnosis.’
    • ‘Patients with poor endocardial detection, absence of sinus rhythm, aortic valve disease, significant mitral regurgitation, prosthetic valves or pacemakers were excluded.’
    • ‘It occurs as part of the more complex endocardial cushion defect.’
  • 2Inside the heart.

    ‘Examination of the heart revealed right-sided endocardial thickening.’
    • ‘Cells appear to be committed to an endocardial cell fate early in heart development.’
    • ‘Complications can occur with permanent endocardial pacemaker therapy, but they are uncommon.’
    • ‘It communicated with the left ventricle through an orifice surrounded by pearly endocardial plaque.’
    • ‘Leads V1 to V3 face the endocardial surface of the posterior wall of the left ventricle.’