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 (ěn’dō-mē’trē-ō’sĭs)
n.
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.
endometriosis
(ěn’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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