Endometrium

 


Uterus explanatory video

The mucosa of the uterus is called the endometrium.  The endometrium is very important in view of its cyclical changes in the uterine cycle which follows closely the ovarian cycle.  This is part of the general reproductive cycles.

       The endometrium is divided into 3 layers

  • The most superficial layer is the stratum spongiosum

  • Middle layer is the stratum compactum

  • Basal layer is the stratum basale

Menstrual (uterine) cycle.

Cells in the endometrium

 


Proliferative endometrium

 

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Progestational endometrium


Menstrual endometrium   

 

 

 

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