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Details for anatomical structure: muscularis of uterus

EndoNet ID: ENC00303

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muscularis of uterus, myometrium, Tunica muscularis uteri

General information

The muscular wall of the uterus

Links to other resources

Cytomer cy0000383

Larger structures

  • skeleton_muscle
  • muscle
  • parts_of_human_body
  • uterus


  • smooth_muscle_cell

Secreted hormones

  • Hormone: PGE2

    • Interestingly, stromal expression of PGE synthase and synthesis of PGE2 are predominantly localized in the functionalis layer of the endometrium and are minimal in the basalis and myometrial regions. [1]


  • Receptor: CD40