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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.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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 ?
All obtained samples were excluded from abnormalities of endometrium by the pathological diagnosis, and proliferative and secretory endometrium phases were distinguished by hematoxylin and eosin staining.
Bearing in mind that posttranscriptional and posttranslational regulation occur and phosphorylation status could not be observed on gene level, beta-catenin and FZD6 were found to be expressed uniformly in human proliferative and secretory endometrium [15].
In the same line various phases of secretory endometrium (figure 1) were found in 63.75% of endometrial biopsies in our study, which is comparable to studies carried out in Nigeria as 68%7 and 56%.12
Uncommonly, the epithelial lining can show subnuclear vacuoles similar to secretory endometrium. The invasive carcinomas associated with hypersecretory cancers can be small and lack hypersecretory features.
The most common histopathological diagnosis was secretory endometrium; present in 117 cases (31%) followed by proliferative endometrium; 78 cases (20.6%).
Results: Of the 101 patients, 53(52.50%) presented with proliferative endometrium, 22(21.80%) had secretory endometrium, 13(12.9%) presented with chronic non-specific endometritis, 8(7.9%) had endometrial hyperplasia without atypia, and 5(5%) had endometrial hyperplasia with atypia.
Dilatation and curettage (D&C) had done 6 months earlier, revealed secretory endometrium on histopathological examination (HPE).
(18) detected strong vascular endothelial growth factor immunoreactivity in the glandular epithelial cells of the secretory endometrium with no discernible immunoreactivity in stroma cells.
Secretory endometrium, unremarkable ovaries and fallopian tubes.
Proliferative or secretory endometrium occurred in over 16% in the control group but none in the treatment group.