Some articles on layer, layers, functional layer:
... The endometrium consists of a single layer of columnar epithelium resting on the stroma, a layer of connective tissue that varies in thickness according to hormonal influences ... In a woman of reproductive age, two layers of endometrium can be distinguished ... These two layers occur only in endometrium lining the cavity of the uterus, not in the lining of the Fallopian tubes The functional layer is adjacent to the uterine cavity ...
Famous quotes containing the words layer and/or functional:
“The writer in me can look as far as an African-American woman and stop. Often that writer looks through the African-American woman. Race is a layer of being, but not a culmination.”
—Thylias Moss, African American poet. As quoted in the Wall Street Journal (May 12, 1994)
“Indigenous to Minnesota, and almost completely ignored by its people, are the stark, unornamented, functional clusters of concreteMinnesotas grain elevators. These may be said to express unconsciously all the principles of modernism, being built for use only, with little regard for the tenets of esthetic design.”
—Federal Writers Project Of The Wor, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)