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Endometrium

Introduction: Endometrium

Description of Endometrium

Endometrium: The layer of tissue that lines the uterus.
Source: National Institute of Health

Endometrium: (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.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Endometrium: tissue lining the uterus, it is sloughed off during the woman's menstrual period, and afterward grows back and slowly gets thicker and thicker until the next period.
Source: CRISP

Endometrium: The mucous membrane lining of the uterine cavity that is hormonally responsive during the MENSTRUAL CYCLE and PREGNANCY. The endometrium undergoes cyclic changes that characterize MENSTRUATION. After successful FERTILIZATION, it serves to sustain the developing EMBRYO.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Endometrium: The mucous membrane lining of the uterine cavity that is hormonally responsive during the MENSTRUAL CYCLE and PREGNANCY. The endometrium undergoes cyclic changes that characterize MENSTRUATION. After successful FERTILIZATION, it serves to sustain the developing EMBRYO.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Endometrium as an Organ

Endometrium (organ): Lining of the uterus...more »

Endometrium (organ): See Endometrium (organ information).

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Source - MeSH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Endometrium

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Endometrium

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WordNet 2.1

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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