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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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There are lots of options before a hysterectomy is considered, and other treatments include pain management, hormone treatment, keyhole surgery to treat an area of endometrial tissue, which can improve chances of becoming pregnant, and endometrial ablation, a procedure to remove the endometrial lining of the uterus.
3% if their endometrial lining is 5 mm or greater and less than 0.
The most common treatments for primary dysmenorrhea in conventional medicine are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen and naproxen, which inhibit the formation of prostaglandins; oral contraceptives; and intrauterine devices (IUDs), which thin the endometrial lining and reduce the amount of prostaglandins being produced.
In sections on fertility operations by anatomic location, assisted reproductive technology procedures, and office procedures, they consider such topics as the cervix, tubal surgery, the peritoneal cavity, trans-vaginal oocyte retrieval, and assessing the endometrial lining and evacuation of the uterus.
Saline Infusion Sonography (SIS) is an easy technique in which the endometrial cavity is distended with saline during transvaginal ultrasonic examination and it permits single layer evaluation of the endometrial lining and enables the sonologist to reliably distinguish focal from diffuse endometrial pathologic conditions.
If her endometrial lining was no more than 5 mm thick, there was nothing to worry about.
16) and uterine abnormalities on imaging, including leiomyoma, adenomyosis, a thickened endometrial lining, and polyps (adjusted OR, 3.
Physiological changes that occur in such cases of PCOs are because when this condition occurs the process of ovulation is affected and stopped2223 which in turn leads to the endometrial lining not being shed since it is exposed greatly to oestrogen resulting in the thickening of the endometrium and hence bigger threat of endometrial cancer.
The detrimental synergic effects in PCOs with obesity thus 9 decreases chances of conception at the level of the ovary as well as on endometrial lining more than lean patients with PCOs.
5] Anovulation & oligoovulation resulting in hyperestrinism, cause prolonged stimulation of the endometrial lining and increase the risk of both endometrial hyperplasia and carcinoma.
Neither test conclusively identifies real-time issues with the endometrial lining that would help reproductive experts like Mark Denker MD decide how to treat the cause.
A thin or indistinct endometrial lining on TVUS does not reliably exclude type 2 endometrial lesions (20)--which are not related to estrogen exposure or endometrial hyperplasia and typically present later in life, are diagnosed at a more advanced stage, and occur less frequently than type 1 endometrial cancer.