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(en″dō-mī″ŏ-mē″trīt′ĭs) [endo- + myometritis] Endometriosis.


(en″dŏ-miz′ē-ă, en″dŏ-miz′ē-ŭm) pl. endomysia [endo- + mys, mouse, muscle + -ium] A thin sheath of connective tissue, consisting principally of reticular fibers, that invests each striated muscle fiber and binds the fibers within a fasciculus.


(ĕn′dō-nāz′ăl) Inside the nose.


(en″dŏ-noor′ē-ŭm) [endo- + neur- + -ium] A delicate connective tissue sheath that surrounds nerve fibers within a fasciculus. SYN: Henle sheath.


(en″dō-noo′klē-ās″, -nū′) [endo- + onuclease] An enzyme that cleaves the inner portions of a polynucleotide.

restriction e. Restriction enzyme.


(en″dō-par′ă-sīt″) [endo- + parasite] A parasite such as a protozoon or worm that lives within the body of the host, occupying the digestive tract or body cavities, or living within body organs, blood, tissues, or cells. SYN: internal parasite. endoparasitic (en″dō-par″ă-sit′ik), adj.


(en″dŏ-pel′vik) [endo- + pelvic] Within the pelvis.


(ĕn″dō-pĕp′tĭ-dās) A proteolytic enzyme that cleaves peptides in their centers rather than from their ends.


(ĕn″dō-pĕr″ĭ-kăr-dī′tĭs) [″ + peri, around, + kardia, heart, + itis, inflammation] Endocarditis complicated by pericarditis.


(ĕn″dō-pĕr″ĭ-mī″ō-kăr-dī′tĭs) [″ + ″ + mys, muscle, + kardia, heart, + itis, inflammation] Inflammation of the pericardium, myocardium, and endocardium.


(ĕn″dō-pĕr″ĭ-tō-nī′tĭs) [″ + peritonaion, peritoneum, + itis, inflammation] Inflammation of the peritoneum.


(en″dō-faj′ik) [endo- + Gr. phagein, to eat] Feeding or biting indoors (said of mosquitoes and other insects that feed on human beings in homes and other forms of shelter). endophagy (en-dof′ă-jē), n.


(ĕn″dō-flĕ-bī′tĭs) [″ + phleps, vein, + itis, inflammation] Inflammation of the inner layer or membrane of a vein. SYN: endangiitis.

e. obliterans Endophlebitis causing obliteration of a vein.

e. portalis Inflammation of the portal vein.


(ĕn″dŏf-thăl-mī′tĭs) [″ + ophthalmos, eye, + itis, inflammation] Inflammation of the inside of the eye that may or may not be limited to a particular chamber, i.e., anterior or posterior.


(ĕn′dō-plăzm) [″ + LL. plasma, form, mold] The central, more fluid portion of the cytoplasm of a cell. Opposed to ectoplasm.


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