an inflammation of the female pelvic organs, most commonly the fallopian tubes, usually as a result of bacterial infection.
inflammation of a woman’s womb, Fallopian tubes, or ovaries as a result of infection with one of a group of bacteria PID
pelvic inflammatory disease n.
Abbr. PID Inflammation of the female genital tract, especially of the fallopian tubes, caused by any of several microorganisms, chiefly chlamydia and gonococci, and characterized by severe abdominal pain, high fever, vaginal discharge, and in some cases destruction of tissue that can result in sterility.
pelvic inflammatory disease
An infection of the female genital tract, especially of the fallopian tubes, caused by any of several sexually transmitted microorganisms, especially the bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae, and characterized by severe abdominal pain, fever, vaginal discharge, and, in some cases, scarring that can cause infertility.
Inflammation of the female genital tract, especially the fallopian tubes. It is characterized by severe abdominal pain and high fever and in some cases the deterioration of tissue that can lead to sterility.
- Pelvic peritonitis
pelvic peritonitis n. Inflammation of the peritoneum surrounding the uterus and the fallopian tubes. Also called pelviperitonitis.
- Pelvic plane of greatest dimensions
pelvic plane of greatest dimensions n. The plane extending from the middle of the posterior surface of the pubic symphysis to the junction of the second and third sacral vertebrae, passing laterally through the ischial bones over the middle of the acetabulum.
- Pelvic plane of inlet
pelvic plane of inlet n. A plane that passes in front through the pubic symphysis and the pubic crest on either side, laterally by the iliopectineal lines, and in the rear by the promontory of the sacrum and is the upper opening of the small pelvis.
- Pelvic plane of least dimensions
pelvic plane of least dimensions n. The plane that extends from the end of the sacrum to the lower border of the pubic symphysis, bounded posteriorly by the end of the sacrum, laterally by the ischial spines, and anteriorly by the lower border of the pubic symphysis.