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endometritis

[ en-doh-mi-trahy-tis ]
/ ˌɛn doʊ mɪˈtraɪ tɪs /
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noun Pathology.
inflammation of the lining of the uterus.
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Origin of endometritis

From New Latin, dating back to 1870–75; see origin at endometrium, -itis
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British Dictionary definitions for endometritis

endometritis
/ (ˌɛndəʊmɪˈtraɪtɪs) /

noun
inflammation of the endometrium, which is caused by infection, as by bacteria, foreign bodies, etc
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Medical definitions for endometritis

endometritis
[ ĕn′dō-mĭ-trītĭs ]

n.
Inflammation of the endometrium.
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