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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The affected women may have certain susceptible factors, which partially comes down to the eutopic endometrium.
In different histological patterns witnessed when considering age wise distribution, as shown in Table 4, maximum number of patients (7, 50%) with proliferative endometrium were in 41-50 years, whereas secretory endometrium was present in 10 (45.
In our earlier study, we have shown that PG transporters such as ATP-binding cassette, subfamily C, member 4 (ABCC4; also known as multidrug resistance protein 4 [MRP4]) and solute carrier organic anion transporter family, member 2A1 (SLCO2A1, also known as PG transporter [PGT] or organic anion-transporting polypeptide 2A1 [OATP2A1 ]), are expressed in the uterine endometrium during early pregnancy in pigs [8].
The endometrium is prepared for implantation of fertilized ovum in each menstrual cycle.
An endometrial biopsy is performed in order to assess whether a woman's hormones (oestrogen, progesterone, folliclestimulating hormone and luteinising hormone) change her endometrium during the second half of her cycle.
Secretory endometrium is the commonest diagnosis in women of reproductive age group whereas hyperplasia and malignancy are common in premenopausal and postmenopausal age groups.
Four-cm curettage of the endometrium was performed with a scalpel through these incisions on the half part of endometrium which was in front of the incision (Figure 1B).
Conclusions: The most common morphological pattern was proliferative endometrium.
The everted endometrium is rich in terms of vascularisation and can be easily recognized (Allen, 1988).
5,10-12) Although proponents of each classification argue for the adoption of a particular scheme, knowledge about the features of the EIN system is important for understanding the features of various physiologic versus neoplastic processes of the endometrium, and it is a powerful method for classifying endometrial lesions.