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proliferative phaseThe early/preovulation half of the menstrual cycle, which is initiated by a small peak in serum FSH and histologically characterised by short glands with increased mitotic activity.
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proliferative phaseThe part of the menstrual cycle between the end of menstruation and the next ovulation. During this stage the womb lining (endometrium) thickens and becomes suitable for implantation of the fertilized ovum.
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