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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

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.