The smooth muscle tissue of the uterus.
- A prominent smooth muscle component, reminiscent of uterine wall myometrium, accounted for most of the cyst wall.
- The myometrium is a thick coat containing smooth muscle and abundant connective tissues.
- Lesions have been found restricted to the serosa, myometrium, endometrium, and combinations thereof, as well as transmural.
Early 20th century: modern Latin, from myo- 'muscle' + Greek mētra 'womb'.
For editors and proofreaders
Definition of myometrium in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.