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endometrium  listen  (en-doh-MEE-tree-um)

  The layer of tissue that lines the uterus.

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Anatomy of the female reproductive system; drawing shows the uterus, myometrium (muscular outer layer of the uterus), endometrium (inner lining of the uterus), ovaries, fallopian tubes, cervix, and vagina.