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myometrium

Sunday 2 April 2017

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Definition: The myometrium is the middle layer of the uterine wall, consisting mainly of uterine smooth muscle cells (also called uterine myocytes), but also of supporting stromal and vascular tissue. Its main function is to induce uterine contractions.

Pathology

- myometrial anomalies
- myometrial tumors