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en·do·me·tri·al

(en'dō-mē'trē-ăl),
Relating to or composed of endometrium.

endometrial

/en·do·me·tri·al/ (en″do-me´tre-il) pertaining to the endometrium.

endometrial

[en′dōmē′trē·əl]
Etymology: Gk, endon + metra, womb
1 pertaining to endometrium.
2 pertaining to the uterine cavity.

en·do·me·tri·al

(en'dō-mē'trē-ăl)
Relating to or composed of endometrium.

endometrial,

n relating to the end-ometrium or cavity of the uterus.

endometrial

pertaining to or emanating from the endometrium.

endometrial biopsy
punch biopsy specimens obtained in the mare and cow by passing the instrument through the cervix and controlling the site of the biopsy by a hand in the rectum.
endometrial cups
ulcer-like structures in the endometrium of the pregnant mare. They are produced by the fetus but become detached from it. Their function is to produce equine gonadotropin, formerly PMSG.
endometrial curettage
débridement of the endometrium by metal curette is not practiced in animals but a chemical equivalent, by the infusion of irritant substances, is used instead.
endometrial cyst
in cows and ewes near caruncles; develop during uterine involution due to adhesions from the caruncle; no clinical importance.
cystic endometrial hyperplasia
pathological hyperplasia of endometrium, as distinct from the physiological state, due in most instances to excessive and prolonged estrogenic stimulation; characterized by thickening of the endometrium, development of mucus-filled glands and the accumulation of mucus in the lumen of the uterus. Associated with cystic ovarian disease in cows. In ewes it is usually due to prolonged low level intake of phyto-estrogens, e.g. on subterranean clover pasture. It may be a precursor of or associated with pyometra, especially in the dog where the hormonal cause is progesterone. See also pyometra.
endometrial folds
in the mare these run the length of the uterus as observed by fiberscope.
endometrial glands
provide uterine fluid (histotrophe) on which the developing fetus depends for subsistence during its first few days of existence.
endometrial hyperplasia with pyometra
see cystic endometrial hyperplasia.
endometrial polyp
found in the bitch and may cause prolapse of the affected horn with the polyp visible in the vagina.
endometrial regeneration
postpartum return to normal of the endometrium, e.g. in cows by the sloughing of superficial layers of caruncles.
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The decrease in endometrial glandular expression of PGRAB protein indicates a decline in PGRAB-mediated progesterone action in endometrial glands from days 14 to 30 of early pregnancy, which could influence secretion of histotroph.
2) Endometrial glands and stromal tissue spreading through venous channels and along lymphatics has also been described.
Bcl-2 protein, which is known to prevent apoptosis, was present in endometrial glands before the insertion of Mirena, but became scanty three months after insertion.
Mutter identify that the principal cause of endometrial thickening is the development of cystic dilatation of the endometrial glands with Poellex[R] exposure.
Adenomyosis is a condition in which ectopic endometrial glands and stroma are embedded in the myometrium.
3% of reproductive-aged women and is characterized by extrauterine growth of endometrial tissue consisting of endometrial glands and stroma.
Polypoid endometriosis shows histopathologic findings very similar to those of endometrial polyps occurring within the endometrial cavity and featuring irregular and often cystic endometrial glands, fibrotic endometrial stroma, and prominent, thick-walled blood vessels.
Defined as the presence of ectopic endometrial glands and stroma in the myometrium, the incidence or adenomyosis is believed to range from 1% to 70%, "depending on how meticulous the pathologic analysis is," Dr.
80) The identification of the characteristic endometrial stroma surrounding orderly endometrial glands (Figure 23, B), with or without evidence of hemorrhage, should clinch the diagnosis.
3) The central endometrium has high signal intensity secondary to mucinous rich endometrial glands and stroma.
Endometriosis is the ectopic presence of functional endometrial glands and stroma outside the uterus.
In the latter instance, the pathologist should remember that the definition of gestational tissues includes trophoblast as well as intact chorionic villi and fetal parts, but does not include decidualized endometrial stroma or endometrial glands exhibiting Arias-Stella phenomenon.