Meaning of intimal in English:



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See intima

‘Patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension usually have the following conditions: in situ thrombosis caused by endothelial dysfunction, smooth muscle hypertrophy and intimal and adventitial proliferation.’
  • ‘The structural changes typically involve muscularization and thickening of precapillary pulmonary arteries, intimal proliferation, obliterative lesions, and thrombosis in situ.’
  • ‘The study to evaluate carotid ultrasound with ramipril and vitamin E showed a dose dependent (but blood pressure independent) reduction in carotid artery intimal medial thickness.’
  • ‘Pulmonary vein intimal fibrosis was present in 16 cases.’
  • ‘Medial or intimal smooth muscle cells had weak or absent expression of these molecules.’