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inflammation of the peritoneum about the uterus.
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Inflammation of the uterus involving the perimetrial covering.
Synonym(s): metroperitonitis
[perimetrium + G. -itis, inflammation]
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Inflammation of the uterus involving the peritoneal covering.
Synonym(s): perimetritis.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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