Endometrium

The endometrium is the inner membrane of the mammalian uterus.

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Endometrium - Pathological Conditions
... Adenomyosis is the growth of the endometrium into the muscle layer of the uterus (the myometrium) ... also known as intrauterine adhesions occurs when the basal layer of the endometrium is damaged by instrumentation (e.g ... Thin endometrium may be defined as an endometrial thickness of less than 8 mm ...
Decidualization
... Decidualization is a characteristic of the endometrium of the pregnant uterus ... around arterioles after ovulation or progesterone action on endometrium which increases glandular epithelial secretion, stimulates glycogen accumulation in stromal cell cytoplasm, and promotes stromal ... The sum of all the changes in the endometrium is significant, thus justifying a new term ...
Endometrioid Tumor - Endometrium
... Endometrioid carcinoma can also arise in the endometrium. ...
Ovulation - Details - Postovulatory Phase
... the endometrial glands to begin production of the proliferative endometrium and later into secretory endometrium, the site of embryonic growth if fertilization occurs ... this paracrine action for the remainder of the menstrual cycle, maintaining the endometrium, before disintegrating into scar tissue during menses ...
Implantation (human Embryo) - Adaptation of Uterus - Predecidualization
... The endometrium increases thickness, becomes vascularized and its glands grow to be tortuous and boosted in their secretions ... Furthermore, the surface of the endometrium produces a kind of rounded cells, which cover the whole area toward the uterine cavity ... from the stromal cells that are always present in the endometrium ...