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 +(1) Endocardium:​ The lining of the interior surface of the [[heart]] chambers. The endocardium consists of a layer of [[endothelial cells]] and an underlying layer of [[connective tissue]].
  
 +(2) The innermost tunic of the [[heart]], which includes endothelium and subendothelial [[connective tissue]]; in the atrial wall, smooth muscle and numerous elastic fibers also occur. ​
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