peritoneal endometriosis


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Related to peritoneal endometriosis: endometrioma

peritoneal endometriosis

Etymology: Gk, peri + teinein, to stretch, endon, within, metra, womb
ectopic endometrial tissue found in the pelvic cavity. See also implantation endometriosis.

peritoneal endometriosis

Endometrial tissue found throughout the pelvis.
See also: endometriosis