Endometrium D004717

Anatomy [A] » Urogenital System [A05] » Genitalia » Genitalia, Female » Uterus » Endometrium

Description

The mucous membrane lining of the uterine cavity that is hormonally responsive during the MENSTRUAL CYCLE and PREGNANCY. The endometrium undergoes cyclic changes that characterize MENSTRUATION. After successful FERTILIZATION, it serves to sustain the developing embryo.   MeSH

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Decidua
 


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