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uterus

The hollow muscular organ in which a fertilised egg grows and a baby is nourished until birth. Also called the womb….

fallopian tubes

Two long, finger-like tubes extending from the uterus to the ovaries. They carry fertilised eggs from the ovary to the uterus.

News: Early detection of cancer saved local woman

…Ms Codotto said. “I knew this wasn’t normal so I went to the doctor straight away who recommend I have an ultrasound, which showed enlargement of the uterus lining. “I was ordered to have a total hysterectomy, and it wasn’t…

surface epithelium

A skin-like layer of the lining of the uterus (endometrium)….

endometrium

The inner lining of the uterus or womb.

transvaginal ultrasound

A test that uses soundwaves to create images of the uterus, ovaries and other reproductive organs….

progesterone

A hormone produced by the ovaries that prepares the lining of the uterus (endometrium) for pregnancy. Also used as a hormone treatment….

cervix

The end of the uterus that forms a canal and extends into the vagina.

endometrial aspiration

Removing the lining of the uterus (endometrium) through a needle.