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Noun1.myometrium - the smooth muscle forming the wall of the uterus
involuntary muscle, smooth muscle - a muscle that contracts without conscious control and found in walls of internal organs such as stomach and intestine and bladder and blood vessels (excluding the heart)
uterus, womb - a hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females; contains the developing fetus
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n. miometrio, pared muscular del útero.
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This period is so critical for the specification of the uterine layers, that exposure to MIS for just a few days after birth leads to irrecoverable infertility later in life, with adults having a thin uterus composed almost entirely of the myometrium," said Hatice Duygu Saatcioglu, the first author of the study.
On US, the myometrium appears heterogeneous with an echogenicity higher than the myometrium of a nongravid uterus.
Seventy percent to 80% RHP cases rupture before 20 weeks whereas 10% of gestations reach term, with only a 2% fetal salvage rate.[2] The chance of rupture depends on the horn musculature, variable thickness, the distension of the myometrium, and the invasion of trophoblast tissues.
In patients with abnormal placentation, placenta is firmly bound to the defective decidua basalis layer or even the myometrium, giving rise to varying degrees of adherent placenta.
MAP or abnormally invasive placenta (AIP) implies abnormal attachment of placenta to uterine myometrium due to some defect in deciduas basalis resulting in atypical insidious placentation4.
Microscopy was done for degenerative changes in uterus (epithelial height, gland area, thickness of endometrium and myometrium), liver and kidneys.
(2) This tumor usually invades the myometrium and its depth of penetration is a prognostic factor.
KEYWORDS: Mullerian mixed tumor; Heterotopic cartilage; Myometrium; Uterus.
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).
T cells from preterm infants stimulated contractility of the uterine myometrium through interferon-?
The presence of intrauterine infection and/or inflammation results in the activation of the maternal immune response and the influx of leukocytes into the myometrium and cervix and increased production of proinflammatory cytokines such as IL-1[beta] and TNF within these tissues [8, 9].