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Which uterine layer corresponds to the endometrium?

By Carmen Ochoa Marieta M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist).
Last Update: 11/29/2021

The endometrium is a mucous layer that lines the inside of the uterus. It is the layer that is shed with each menstrual period in the different cycles and is the layer that embraces the embryo when gestation occurs.

 Carmen Ochoa Marieta
Carmen Ochoa Marieta
M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc.
Gynecologist
Bachelor's Degree in Medicine from the Basque Country University. PhD in Medicine & Surgery from the University of Murcia. Currently, she is the director of the Assisted Reproduction Unit of Centro de Estudios para la Reproducción (CER SANTANDER) in Santander, Spain, as well as the director of the Diagnostic Unit of Human Assisted Reproduction in Bilbao.
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Gynecologist. Bachelor's Degree in Medicine from the Basque Country University. PhD in Medicine & Surgery from the University of Murcia. Currently, she is the director of the Assisted Reproduction Unit of Centro de Estudios para la Reproducción (CER SANTANDER) in Santander, Spain, as well as the director of the Diagnostic Unit of Human Assisted Reproduction in Bilbao. License: 484805626.