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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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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.
In different histological patterns witnessed when considering age wise distribution, as shown in Table 4, maximum number of patients (7, 50%) with proliferative endometrium were in 41-50 years, whereas secretory endometrium was present in 10 (45.
In the same line various phases of secretory endometrium (figure 1) were found in 63.
Uncommonly, the epithelial lining can show subnuclear vacuoles similar to secretory endometrium.
Secretory endometrium is the commonest diagnosis in women of reproductive age group whereas hyperplasia and malignancy are common in premenopausal and postmenopausal age groups.
3 Spectrum of common pathologies that can be detected histologically in AUB include proliferative endometrium, secretory endometrium, chronic non- specific endometritis, endometrial hyperplasia without atypia and 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.
The authors analysed Rb2/p130 expression by immunohistochemistry staining in 102 specimens chosen to represent a spectrum of endometrial changes, including proliferative endometrium (n = 18), secretory endometrium (n = 18), simple or complex hyperplasia without atypia (n = 18), atypical hyperplasia (n = 18), and invasive carcinoma (n = 30).