[en-doh-kahr-dee-uh m] /ˌɛn doʊˈkɑr di əm/
noun, plural endocardia
[en-doh-kahr-dee-uh] /ˌɛn doʊˈkɑr di ə/ (Show IPA). Anatomy.
the serous membrane that lines the cavities of the heart.
noun (pl) -dia (-dɪə)
the membrane that lines the cavities of the heart and forms part of the valves
endocardium en·do·car·di·um (ěn’dō-kär’dē-əm)
n. pl. en·do·car·di·a (-dē-ə)
The thin serous membrane, composed of endothelial and subendothelial tissue, that lines the interior of the heart.
[en-duh-kahrp] /ˈɛn dəˌkɑrp/ noun, Botany. 1. the inner layer of a pericarp, as the stone of certain fruits. /ˈɛndəˌkɑːp/ noun 1. the inner, usually woody, layer of the pericarp of a fruit, such as the stone of a peach or cherry endocarp (ěn’də-kärp’) The hard inner layer of the pericarp of many fruits, such as […]
[en-doh-kahr-poid] /ˌɛn doʊˈkɑr pɔɪd/ adjective 1. (of a lichen) having the fruiting body embedded in the thallus.
[en-duh-kast, -kahst] /ˈɛn dəˌkæst, -ˌkɑst/ noun, Archaeology. 1. . 2. .
[en-doh-sen-trik] /ˌɛn doʊˈsɛn trɪk/ adjective, Grammar. 1. (of a construction or compound) having the same syntactic function in the sentence as one of its immediate constituents. Cold water is an endocentric construction, since it functions as would the noun water. Greenhouse is an endocentric compound, since it is a noun as is its head house. […]