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  • n. The outer serosa layer of the uterus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The layer of peritoneum covering the uterus.


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  • You can see in the picture above that the uterus has two major layers to it (well, actually it has three, there is a very far outer layer called the perimetrium, that separates the uterus from the rest of the abdominal environment).

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  • − The uterus is comprised of 3 layers: perimetrium: outer lining - really just an extension of the peritoneum, myometrium: muscle layers.

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