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noun, plural intimae
[in-tuh-mee] /ˈɪn təˌmi/ (Show IPA). Anatomy.
the innermost membrane or lining of some organ or part, especially that of an artery, vein, or lymphatic.
noun (pl) -mae (-ˌmiː)
(anatomy, zoology) the innermost layer of an organ or part, esp of a blood vessel

intima in·ti·ma (ĭn’tə-mə)
n. pl. in·ti·mas or in·ti·mae (-mē’)
The innermost coat of an organ.
in’ti·mal adj.


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