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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.
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endometrium

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

The mucous membrane that lines the uterus and is shed during menstruation.
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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
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Translations

en·do·me·tri·um

n. endometrio, membrana mucosa interior del útero.
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endometrium

n endometrio
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References in periodicals archive ?
It takes three to four days for the fertilised cell, or zygote, to reach the uterus and implant in the endometrium - the specially prepared uterine lining.
In the on-going Phase 1b study FOR-6219 is given to premenopausal women to explore the effect of FOR-6219 on the endometrium by measuring changes in endometrial thickness and endometrial estrogen levels.
Keywords: Atrophic endometrium, Endometrial carcinoma, Postmenopausal bleeding, Transvaginal ultrasound.
BIJUVA offers a balance of bio-identical estradiol to reduce moderate to severe hot flashes combined with bio-identical progesterone to reduce risks to the endometrium. As of April 19, 2019, three of the top ten commercial payers - Express Scripts, Anthem and Aetna - will be adjudicating BIJUVA in the commercial health insurance channel for the majority of their formulary designs.
In pigs, the expression of LIF and its receptor has been reported in the endometrium. LIF is expressed in the endometrium between days 10 and 18 of the estrous cycle and early pregnancy [13, 14], and LIFR and GP130 are expressed in the endometrium during the estrous cycle and pregnancy and in the placenta [15-18].
Strong evidence links obesity to gastrointestinal, breast cancers !-- -- There is strong evidence linking adiposity to esophageal adenocarcinoma, multiple myeloma, and cancer of the colon, rectum, biliary tract, pancreas, endometrium, kidney, and postmenopausal breast, according to the authors of an umbrella review published in the Feb.
An intrauterine adhesion (IUA) is a form of disease that causes the uterine muscle walls to become adhered to each other due to the basal layers of the endometrium being damaged by various factors, thus resulting in partial or complete occlusion of the uterine cavity.[1] In recent years, with the increase of uterine cavity surgery, its incidence has been increasing, seriously affecting women's reproductive function, menstrual physiology, and physical and mental health.
Patients with synchronous endometrioid tumors of the endometrium and ovary are generally younger, tend to be of low grade, and the prognosis of endometrioid type carcinoma is better than other histological types of carcinoma.
1) Histomorphological pattern of lesion in endometrium (Table-2)--The endometrium was largely unremarkable in most of the cases (75%).
Some sites include endometrium, endocervix, subserosa and serosa.
The uterus in reproductive women consists of three layers as the endometrium, the junctional zone (inner myometrium) and the myometrium (outer myometrium) on T2-weighted in magnetic resonance images (MRI).