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uterine glands

The uterine glands are in the epithelial, glandular compartment of the endometrium, which is contiguous with the luminal epithelium. The glands synthesize and secrete most of the proteins and other components of uterine fluid (histotroph). Glandular secretions are necessary for embryo implantation and survival.