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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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The efficacy of G-CSF in improving endometrium, and possibly pregnancy rates in general, still needs to be confirmed in randomized controlled trials," adds Norbert Gleicher, MD, lead author of the report and Medical Director of CHR.
Despite hopes that higher blood levels of vitamin D might reduce cancer risk, a large study found no protective effect against non-Hodgkin lymphoma or cancer of the endometrium, esophagus, stomach, kidney, ovary or pancreas.
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