Definition: 'Endothelial-leukocyte Adhesion Molecule'
endothelial-leukocyte adhesion molecule (E-LAM)Type: Term
1. a glycoprotein on the surface of endothelial cells that is involved in blood leukocyte attachment to vessel walls and emigration from the vessels into the tissues.
The definition information for endothelial-leukocyte adhesion molecule is provided by Stedman's. You can search our medical dictionary here.
Stedman's, part of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, provides a comprehensive line of health-science publications for healthcare professionals and medical students.