endometritis

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endometritis

 [en″do-me-tri´tis]
inflammation of the endometrium.
puerperal endometritis endometritis following childbirth.
syncytial endometritis a benign tumorlike lesion with infiltration of the uterine wall by large syncytial trophoblastic cells.
tuberculous endometritis inflammation of the endometrium, usually also involving the fallopian tubes, due to infection by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, with the presence of tubercles.
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en·do·me·tri·tis

(en'dō-mē-trī'tis),
Inflammation of the endometrium.
[endometrium + -itis, inflammation]
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endometritis

Gynecology Inflammation of the endometrium Etiology Complication of first TM abortion, IUD Clinical Pelvic or lower abdominal pain, rank, funky discharge if infected Management Antibiotics
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en·do·me·tri·tis

(en'dō-mē-trī'tis)
Inflammation of the endometrium.
[endometrium + -itis, inflammation]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

endometritis

Inflammation of the ENDOMETRIUM, the inner lining of the womb (uterus). This is the result of infection, the most severe form being puerperal endometritis (puerperal sepsis) which sometimes occurs following childbirth. This was once a common cause of death after delivery.
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Endometritis

Inflammation of the endometrium or mucous membrane of the uterus.
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