myometrium

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myometrium

 [mi″o-me´tre-um]
the smooth muscle coat of the uterus. adj., adj myome´trial.
Layers of myometrium showing the three layers of smooth muscle fiber. From Gorrie et al., 1994.

my·o·me·tri·um

(mī'ō-mē'trē-ŭm), [TA]
The muscular wall of the uterus.
[myo- + G. mētra, uterus]

myometrium

/myo·me·tri·um/ (-me´tre-um) the tunica muscularis of the uterus.myome´trial

myometrium

[mī′ōmē′trē·əm] pl. myometria
Etymology: Gk, mys + metra, womb
the muscular layer of the wall of the uterus. The smooth muscle fibers of the myometrium course around the uterus horizontally, vertically, and diagonally.

myometrium

The muscular layer of the uterus which is contained between the endometrium and the serosa of the uterus.

Diseases of
Adenomyosis, leiomyoma (fibroma), adenomatoid tumour, leiomyosarcoma

my·o·me·tri·um

(mī'ō-mē'trē-ŭm) [TA]
The muscular wall of the uterus.
[myo- + G. mētra, uterus]

myometrium

The muscle wall of the womb (uterus).

myometrium

the muscular wall of the UTERUS.

myometrium

the smooth muscle coat of the uterus.