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endometrium


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The mucous membrane that lines the uterus of mammals. It comprises an upper mucus-secreting layer, which is shed during menstruation, and a basal layer, which proliferates to form the upper layer. See also menstrual cycle.

Subjects: Medicine and Health — Chemistry.


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