septic metritis

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septic metritis

An obsolete term for acute endometritis; e.g., puerperal sepsis, acute necrotising endometritis.


inflammation of the uterus.

contagious equine metritis
called also CEM. See contagious equine metritis.
metritis dissecans
metritis with necrosis of portions of the uterine wall.
puerperal metritis
infection of the pregnant uterus.
purulent metritis
septic metritis
metritis with a severe systemic reaction, either as a toxemia or a septicemia.