endometrium

(en-doh-MEE-tree-um) Speaker

The layer of tissue that lines the uterus.

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Anatomy of the female reproductive system

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Anatomy of the female reproductive system. The organs in the female reproductive system include the uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, cervix, and vagina. The uterus has a muscular outer layer called the myometrium and an inner lining called the endometrium. (more...)