endometrium

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Etymology[edit]

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

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  • IPA(key): /ˌɛndəˈmiːtɹi.əm/

Noun[edit]

endometrium (plural endometria)

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

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