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Descriptor English: Endometrium
Descriptor Spanish: Endometrio
Descriptor Portuguese: Endométrio
Descriptor French: Endomètre
Entry term(s): Endometria
Tree number(s): A05.360.319.679.490
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004717
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: inflammation = ENDOMETRITIS
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS ID: 4796
Unique ID: D004717
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2007/07/11
Endometrium - Preferred
Concept UI M0007416
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Endometrium
Entry term(s) Endometria



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