endometrium

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From endo- (inner) +‎ Late Latin metrium (womb), from Ancient Greek μήτριον (mḗtrion, of a mother).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌendəˈmitriəm/

Noun[edit]

endometrium (plural endometria)

  1. the mucous membrane that lines the uterus in mammals and in which fertilized eggs are implanted

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