endometrium


en·do·me·tri·um

noun \-ˈmē-trē-əm\
plural en·do·me·tria\-trē-ə\

Definition of ENDOMETRIUM

:  the mucous membrane lining the uterus
en·do·me·tri·al \-trē-əl\ adjective

Origin of ENDOMETRIUM

New Latin, from end- + Greek mētra uterus, from mētr-, mētēr mother — more at mother
First Known Use: circa 1882

en·do·me·tri·um

noun \-ˈmē-trē-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural en·do·me·tria \-trē-ə\

Medical Definition of ENDOMETRIUM

: the mucous membrane lining the uterus that is composed of three layers—see stratum basale, stratum compactum, stratum spongiosum

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