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en·do·me·tri·um

 (ĕn′dō-mē′trē-əm)
n. pl. en·do·me·tri·a (-trē-ə)
The glandular mucous membrane that lines the uterus.

[New Latin endomētrium : endo- + Greek mētrā, uterus; see metro-.]

en′do·me′tri·al adj.

endometrium

(ˌɛndəʊˈmiːtrɪəm)
n, pl -tria (-trɪə)
(Anatomy) the mucous membrane that lines the uterus
[C19: New Latin, from endo- + Greek mētra uterus]
ˌendoˈmetrial adj

en•do•me•tri•um

(ˌɛn doʊˈmi tri əm)

n., pl. -tri•a (-tri ə)
the membrane lining the uterus.
[1880–85; endo- + New Latin -metrium < Greek mḗtr(ā) womb + New Latin -ium -ium2]
en`do•me′tri•al, adj.

en·do·me·tri·um

(ĕn′dō-mē′trē-əm)
The membrane that lines the uterus of a female mammal. A fertilized egg must attach itself to the endometrium to continue to develop.

endometrium

The mucous membrane that lines the uterus and is shed during menstruation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.endometrium - (pregnancy) the mucous membrane that lines the uterus; thickens under hormonal control and (if pregnancy does not occur) is shed in menstruation; if pregnancy occurs it is shed along with the placenta at parturition
mucosa, mucous membrane - mucus-secreting membrane lining all body cavities or passages that communicate with the exterior
uterus, womb - a hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females; contains the developing fetus
decidua - the epithelial tissue of the endometrium
maternity, pregnancy, gestation - the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
Translations

en·do·me·tri·um

n. endometrio, membrana mucosa interior del útero.

endometrium

n endometrio
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During that time, the use of blood-quickening and stasis-transforming medicinals benefits corpus luteum by promoting the complete shedding of the endometrial lining.
Over time, this results in sporadic loss of the endometrial lining.
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