[ en-doh-mee-tree-oh-sis ]
/ ˌɛn doʊˌmi triˈoʊ sɪs /
the presence of uterine lining in other pelvic organs, especially the ovaries, characterized by cyst formation, adhesions, and menstrual pains.
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Words nearby endometriosis
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Example sentences from the Web for endometriosis
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It can be due to any number of treatable causes, like endometriosis.
British Dictionary definitions for endometriosis
/ (ˌɛndəʊˌmiːtrɪˈəʊsɪs) /
pathol the presence of endometrium in areas other than the lining of the uterus, as on the ovaries, resulting in premenstrual pain
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Medical definitions for endometriosis
[ ĕn′dō-mē′trē-ō′sĭs ]
A condition, usually resulting in pain and dysmenorrhea, characterized by the abnormal presence of functional endometrial tissue outside the uterus, frequently as cysts containing altered blood.
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Scientific definitions for endometriosis
[ ĕn′dō-mē′trē-ō′sĭs ]
A gynecologic disorder characterized by the abnormal presence of functional endometrial tissue outside the uterus, often resulting in pelvic pain and dysmenorrhea.
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