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endometrium

 [en″do-me´tre-um] (pl. endome´tria) (Gr.)
the mucous membrane lining the uterus. adj., adj endome´trial.

en·do·me·tri·um

, pl.

en·do·me·tri·a

(en'dō-mē'trē-ŭm, -trē-ă), [TA]
The mucous membrane comprising the inner layer of the uterine wall; it consists of a simple columnar epithelium and a lamina propria that contains simple tubular uterine glands. The structure, thickness, and state of the endometrium undergo marked change with the menstrual cycle. The blastocyst implants into the endometrium making the uterus gravid. If implantation does not occur, the superficial part of the endometrium is shed during the (hemorrhagic) menstrual phase of the uterine cycle.
Synonym(s): tunica mucosa uteri [TA]
[endo- + G. mētra, uterus]

endometrium

/en·do·me·tri·um/ (-me´tre-um) pl. endome´tria   the mucous membrane lining the uterus.

endometrium

(ĕn′dō-mē′trē-əm)
n. pl. endome·tria (-trē-ə)
The glandular mucous membrane that lines the uterus.

en′do·me′tri·al adj.

endometrium

[en′dōmē′trē·əm]
Etymology: Gk, endon + metra, womb
the mucous membrane lining of the uterus, consisting of the stratum compactum, the stratum spongiosum, and the stratum basale. The endometrium changes in thickness and structure with the menstrual cycle. The stratum compactum and the stratum spongiosum constitute the pars functionalis and are shed with each menstrual flow. The pars functionalis is known as the decidua during pregnancy, when it underlies the placenta. Compare myometrium, parametrium.

en·do·me·tri·um

, pl. endometria (en'dō-mē'trē-ŭm, -ă) [TA]
The mucous membrane forming the inner layer of the uterine wall; it consists of a simple columnar epithelium and a lamina propria that contains simple tubular uterine glands. The structure, thickness, and state of the endometrium undergo marked change with the menstrual cycle.
[endo- + G. mētra, uterus]

endometrium

The inner mucous membrane lining of the womb (uterus) that undergoes changes in structure and thickness at different stages of the menstrual cycle, and much of which is shed at menstruation.

endometrium

the lining of the uterus in female mammals, being a glandular MUCUS membrane that undergoes changes during the OESTRUS CYCLE during which it builds up under the influence of OESTROGEN in preparation for receiving the fertilized egg. Where fertilization does not occur, it regresses, or in the case of humans, anthropoid apes and Old-World monkeys, it breaks down over a few days, producing bleeding. See MENSTRUAL CYCLE.

Endometrium

The mucosal layer lining the inner cavity of the uterus. The endometrium's structure changes with age and with the menstrual cycle.

en·do·me·tri·um

, pl. endometria (endō-mē'trē-ŭm, -ă) [TA]
The mucous membrane forming the inner layer of the uterine wall.
[endo- + G. mētra, uterus]

endometrium,

n the uterine mucous membrane lining.

endometrium

the mucous membrane lining the uterus.
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sup][2],[3],[4] Serous adenocarcinoma of endometrium is a Type 2 endometrium cancer, and it is widely considered to develop from endometrial intraepithelial carcinoma, which is related to malignant transformation of the endometrial surface epithelium (such as a benign endometrial polyp).
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12-14 Since endometrium is the best accessible tissue for histopathological evaluation of uterine bleeding, several methods are used for endometrial sampling among which the dilatation of the cervix and curettage of the uterine cavity under general anaesthesia has long been the gold standard for the assessment of AUB.
In uterine prolapse, it has been noted that uterine endometrium is very vascular and easily recognized and everted organ is usually corpus uteri (Allen, 1988; Ocal, 1999).
16) Likewise, PAX2 is lost in 77% of endometrial carcinomas and 74% of EINs, compared with 36% of normal background endometrium.
Pelvic examination revealed a normal-sized, anteverted uterus and normal adnexa, a transvaginal ultrasound scan showed an 11 mm thick echo-dense endometrium, and blood test results, including a hormone profile, were normal.