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Endometrium Definition

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[n] 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


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\En`do*me"tri*um\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. 'e`ndon within + mh`tra the womb.] (Anat.) The membrane lining the inner surface of the uterus, or womb.

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