endometrium

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endometrium

the mucous membrane that lines the uterus

endometrium

[¦en·dō¦mē·trē·əm]
(anatomy)
The mucous membrane lining the uterus.
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However, when the endometrial lining is atrophied, alternative tools may provide superior results.
Menstruation is an amazing process --the endometrial lining of the uterus is the only adult tissue that routinely regenerates itself, like a developmental process--typical to that seen in embryonic development, and scientists who study the process are in awe of it.
The first one they considered was that her endometrial lining could have become too thick from too much estrogen.
The study was designed to assess the safety and efficacy of two doses of BZA/CE treatment on the endometrial lining of the uterus and evaluate the efficacy of BZA/CE for the prevention of osteoporosis.
Generally, the secretary phase is avoided because folds and wrinkles in the endometrial lining can mimic small fibroids or polyps, or focal areas of endometrial hyperplasia, giving false positive results (2,5,12-14).
6) Findings of the sac being separate from the uterus, a large distance between the horns, or the endometrial lining not being contiguous with the internal cervical os are suggestive of a rudimentary horn pregnancy as opposed to a pregnancy in a bicornuate uterus.
The fluid is heated to 173[degrees]C, providing a mean temperature of the balloon/ endometrial lining of 100-120[degrees]C, therefore reducing treatment time.
This can present with irregular bleeding that can be very heavy when the endometrial lining sheds in an unsynchronized manner.
They also thin the endometrial lining, making it less receptive to a fertilized egg.
Using colour Doppler imaging, the visualisation of a distinct pedicle artery running deep into the endometrial lining is strongly suggestive of an endometrial polyp.
After first evaluating the uterine dimensions and the endometrial lining, a pediatric Foley catheter was inserted into the uterine cavity under transvaginal ultrasound guidance, and the catheter balloon was inflated with 2 mL of sterile saline solution (9 g/L NaCl).
During that time, the use of blood-quickening and stasis-transforming medicinals benefits corpus luteum by promoting the complete shedding of the endometrial lining.