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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Menstruation is part of a cycle of reproduction that occurs when the uterine lining of blood and tissue leaves the body because it is not needed to cushion a fertilized egg.
In extreme cases, where there is severe damage to the uterine lining, menstruation can completely cease.
The leftover scar led to a weakening in the uterine lining, which resulted in the 7 centimeter tear. 
There, it sits on the uterine lining and prevents egg implantation.
Zinc has a critical role in the repair of damaged uterine tissue and maintenance of uterine lining following parturition, speeding return to the normal reproductive function and estrus (Green et al., 1998).
These devices are inserted into the uterus by doctors and other healthcare professionals to prevent contraception, by either immobilizing the sperms on their way to the fallopian tubes or by changing the uterine lining, so that the fertilized egg cannot be implanted in it.
By blocking the action of progesterone, mifepristone alters the uterine lining (Endometrium), induces menstrual bleeding and causes the uterine lining to shed.
She wanted to measure the thickness of Gloria's uterine lining.
In and around menopause, the most deadly risks women are exposed to are breast cancer, malignancy of the uterine lining (endometrium) and cancer of the cervix.
Clinical endometritis - A chronic |infection of the uterine lining often referred to as 'whites'.
Some fibroids may be destroyed by applying heat or electric current to the uterine lining.