Endocardium  

STRUCTURE
FUNCTION
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CORONARY HEART
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VALVE MALFUNCTION
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HEART DISEASE
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Endocardium

 

The inner surfaces of the heartís chambers are lined with a thin sheet of shiny, white tissue known as the endocardium. The same type of tissue, more broadly referred to as endothelium, also lines the bodyís blood vessels, forming one continuous lining throughout the circulatory system. This lining helps blood flow smoothly and prevents blood clots from forming inside the circulatory system.

 


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