Definition of myometrium in English:

myometrium

Line breaks: myo|me¦trium
Pronunciation: /ˌmʌɪə(ʊ)ˈmiːtrɪəm
 
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noun

[mass noun] Anatomy
  • The smooth muscle tissue of the womb.
    More example sentences
    • 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.

Origin

early 20th century: modern Latin, from myo- 'muscle' + Greek mētra 'womb'.

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