- the mucous membrane lining the uterus.
Origin of endometrium
Examples from the Web for endometrial
Contemporary Examples of endometrial
I underwent an endometrial ablation in my 30s, rendering my periods worse than ever.
Hector Arango, et al. “Aspirin Effects on Endometrial Cancer Cell Growth.”Can Taking Aspirin Once a Day Reduce Risk of Cancer, Stroke, and More?
March 22, 2012
They caution that taking estrogen alone may increase the risk of endometrial cancer, counteracting the potential benefit.Breast Cancer Breakthrough?
December 9, 2010
- the mucous membrane that lines the uterus
Word Origin for endometrium
- The glandular mucous membrane comprising the inner layer of the uterine wall.
- The mucous membrane that lines the uterus. A fertilized egg must embed itself in the endometrium in order to develop into an embryo. See more at menstrual cycle.