Endometrium vs. Decidua
Difference Between Endometrium and Decidua
(anatomy) The mucous membrane that lines the uterus in mammals and in which fertilized eggs are implanted.
(anatomy) A mucous membrane that lines the uterus and is shed during menstruation and modified during pregnancy
(pregnancy) the mucous membrane that lines the uterus; thickens under hormonal control and (if pregnancy does not occur) is shed in menstruation; if pregnancy occurs it is shed along with the placenta at parturition
the epithelial tissue of the endometrium