Essays Tagged: "Endometrium"

Woman's Curse?, Meredith F. Small, The Sciences, Jan/Feb 1999, pp. 24-29.

if fertilization does not take place. In humans, as well as some higher primates, some of the shed endometrium is not reabsorbed, but discharged through the vaginal opening. The fact that menstruatio ...

(2 pages) 65 0 3.2 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Implantation & Functions Of The Placenta

uterus, the zona pellucida starts to disappear allowing the trophoplast cells and the cells of the endometrium to make contact. In this process the trophoblast practically invades the walls, obtainin ... ontact. In this process the trophoblast practically invades the walls, obtaining nutrients from the endometrium which allow the trophoblast cells to multiply. After a period of approximately six to ni ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


usually between the ages of fifteen to forty-nine. Having this gynological condition means that the endometrium (a type of tissue that lines the uterus) is also growing somewhere outside of the uterus ... does pose some risks. This disease can cause severe pain and other problems as well. The clumps of endometrium that grow outside of the uterus are called implants. These "implants" typically grow on ...

(13 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays