endometrioma en·do·me·tri·o·ma (ěn’dō-mē’trē-ō’mə)
A circumscribed mass of endometrial tissue occurring outside the uterus in endometriosis.
[en-doh-mee-tree-oh-sis] /ˌɛn doʊˌmi triˈoʊ sɪs/ noun, Pathology. 1. the presence of uterine lining in other pelvic organs, especially the ovaries, characterized by cyst formation, adhesions, and menstrual pains. /ˌɛndəʊˌmiːtrɪˈəʊsɪs/ noun 1. (pathol) the presence of endometrium in areas other than the lining of the uterus, as on the ovaries, resulting in premenstrual pain endometriosis en·do·me·tri·o·sis […]
[en-doh-mi-trahy-tis] /ˌɛn doʊ mɪˈtraɪ tɪs/ noun, Pathology. 1. inflammation of the lining of the uterus. /ˌɛndəʊmɪˈtraɪtɪs/ noun 1. inflammation of the endometrium, which is caused by infection, as by bacteria, foreign bodies, etc endometritis en·do·me·tri·tis (ěn’dō-mĭ-trī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the endometrium.
[en-doh-mee-tree-uh m] /ˌɛn doʊˈmi tri əm/ noun, plural endometria [en-doh-mee-tree-uh] /ˌɛn doʊˈmi tri ə/ (Show IPA). Anatomy. 1. the mucous membrane lining the uterus. /ˌɛndəʊˈmiːtrɪəm/ noun (pl) -tria (-trɪə) 1. the mucous membrane that lines the uterus n. 1882, medical Latin, from endo- + Greek metra “uterus,” related to meter (see mother (n.1)). endometrium en·do·me·tri·um […]
[en-doh-mahy-toh-sis] /ˌɛn doʊ maɪˈtoʊ sɪs/ noun, Genetics. 1. replication of the chromosomes without nuclear division of the cell. /ˌɛndəʊmaɪˈtəʊsɪs/ noun 1. (biology) the division of chromosomes but not of the cell nucleus, resulting in a polyploid cell endomitosis en·do·mi·to·sis (ěn’dō-mī-tō’sĭs) n. See endopolyploidy. en’do·mi·tot’ic (-tŏt’ĭk) adj.