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1. endometrium

noun. (pregnancy) the mucous membrane that lines the uterus; thickens under hormonal control and (if pregnancy does not occur) is shed in menstruation; if pregnancy occurs it is shed along with the placenta at parturition.

Synonyms

  • uterus
  • decidua
  • womb
  • mucous membrane

Etymology

  • endo- (English)

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Example sentences of the word endometrium


1. Noun, singular or mass
A transvaginal ultrasound is done to take an ultrasound picture of the endometrium lining in the uterus.

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