Menstrual ABC

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There are cur­r­ently 2 names in this direc­tory begin­ning with the let­ter U.
Ute­rine lining
The thin, pink-colou­red mucous mem­brane forms the inner wall of the ute­rus to pro­tect it and enable the implan­ta­tion of a fer­ti­li­sed egg. During the mens­trual cycle, hor­mo­nes influ­ence the con­sis­tency and quan­tity of the mucous mem­brane. During mens­trua­tion, the upper layer of the ute­rine lining is bro­ken down and dischar­ged. During pregnancy, the lining of the ute­rus is cal­led decidua.

Part of the geni­tal organs that extends from the outer cer­vix to the ope­ning of the fallo­pian tubes. The ute­rus is simi­lar in shape to an upside-down pear and is a hol­low organ in which the egg nests and deve­lops after fer­ti­li­sa­tion. The ute­rus is also invol­ved in the birth of the child due to its pro­noun­ced mus­cle layer.

Your glossary all about menstruation

In our Mens­trual ABC you will find short and easy explana­ti­ons of col­lo­quial expres­si­ons and medi­cal terms rela­ting to mens­trua­tion, hor­mone-free con­tracep­tion and the ana­tomy of the geni­tals. Here you will find mens­trual know­ledge from A for ade­no­myo­sis to Z for zero waste mens­trua­tion.
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