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'.
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