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The endometrium is the mucous membrane that lines the inside of the
The endometrium changes throughout the menstrual cycle. It becomes
thick and rich with blood vessels to prepare for pregnancy. If the woman does
not get pregnant, part of the endometrium is shed, causing menstrual
Current as of:
October 13, 2016
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Kevin C. Kiley, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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