endometrium

noun en·do·me·tri·um \ ˌen-dō-ˈmē-trē-əm \
Updated on: 6 Nov 2017

Definition of endometrium

plural endometria play \ˌen-dō-ˈmē-trē-əm\
: the mucous membrane lining the uterus

endometrial

play \ˌen-dō-ˈmē-trē-əl\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of endometrium

New Latin, from end- + Greek mētra uterus, from mētr-, mētēr mother — more at mother


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endometrium

noun en·do·me·tri·um \ -ˈmē-trē-əm \

medical Definition of endometrium

plural endometria play \-trē-ə\
: the mucous membrane lining the uterus that is composed of three layers — see stratum basale, stratum compactum, stratum spongiosum

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