Definition of myometrium in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌmīəˈmētrēəm/


The smooth muscle tissue of the uterus.
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.


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

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Syllabification: my·o·me·tri·um

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