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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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Uterine rupture is the disruption of all the layers of the uterus including the myometrium and serosa.
DM alters the uterine histology and causes atrophy of endometrium and myometrium which hampers its normal function.
(7,8) PSTT usually invades the myometrium and its depth of penetration is a prognostic factor.
Myometrium was thick 3-4 cm, trabeculated and showed multiple well-circumscribed translucent nodules near the serosal surface of posterior wall with largest focus of 0.7x0.5 cm.
Spearman correlation analysis showed a significant negative correlation between volume of uterine layers (total uterus, total myometrium, outer myometrium, junctional zone and endometrium) and age (Table I).
Fusarium toxins in diets fed to post-weaning gilts (ZEA, 0.90 mg/kg, DON, 1.43 mg/kg, FUM, 5.85 mg/kg) have been shown to induce hyperplasia of the glandular endometrium and myometrium [31].
To characterise labour-associated changes in the SMAD3 expression, myometrium was obtained from pregnant women undergoing elective Caesarean section either in the absence of labour (n = 8 patients) or during active labour (n = 8 patients; average length of labour was 10 h [+ or -] 6h 40min) as previously described [32, 34, 35].
Leiomyoma and normal myometrium samples were collected from 12 women of childbearing age (range 30-35 years) undergoing hysterectomy for symptomatic fibroids from February to November 2016 at "Salesi Hospital," Ancona.
Leone et al., "Terms, definitions and measurements to describe sonographic features of myometrium and uterine masses: A consensus opinion from the Morphological Uterus Sonographic Assessment (MUSA) group," Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, vol.
Severe acute abdominal pain or heavy vaginal bleeding are concerning for impending rupture, while hemodynamic instability may indicate rupture of CSP through the myometrium. However, up to 40 percent of patients remain asymptomatic prior to detection.
Interstitial pregnancy is a rare type of ectopic pregnancy that accounts for 2-4% of all ectopic pregnancies, and almost 20% of all deaths caused by ectopic pregnancy.1 Interstitial pregnancy results when implantation occurs in the interstitium, the most proximal part of the fallopian tubes that is surrounded by the myometrium.2
The patient was admitted with lower abdominal pain and tenesmus, and ultrasonographic examination revealed a 10x10 cm uniloculated mass with regular borders in the myometrium. The patient was operated with an initial diagnosis of a uterine leiomyoma with cystic degeneration, which was found to be hydatid cyst during frozen section and confirmed with the identification of protoscoleces during microscopy.