endometriosis

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en·do·me·tri·o·sis

 (ĕn′dō-mē′trē-ō′sĭs)
n.
A condition, usually resulting in pain and dysmenorrhea, that is characterized by the abnormal occurrence of functional endometrial tissue outside the uterus.

endometriosis

(ˌɛndəʊˌmiːtrɪˈəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) pathol the presence of endometrium in areas other than the lining of the uterus, as on the ovaries, resulting in premenstrual pain

en•do•me•tri•o•sis

(ˌɛn doʊˌmi triˈoʊ sɪs)

n.
the presence of uterine lining in other pelvic organs, esp. the ovaries, characterized by cyst formation, adhesions, and menstrual pains.
[1920–25]

endometriosis

The growth of endometrial (uterus-lining) cells outside the uterus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.endometriosis - the presence of endometrium elsewhere than in the lining of the uterusendometriosis - the presence of endometrium elsewhere than in the lining of the uterus; causes premenstrual pain and dysmenorrhea
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
Translations
endométriose

endometriosis

[ˌɛndəʊˌmiːtriˈəʊsɪs] nendométriose f

en·do·me·tri·o·sis

[MIM*131200]
n. endometriosis, trastorno de formación de tejido similar al del endometrio fuera del útero.

endometriosis

n endometriosis f
References in periodicals archive ?
Villar's nodule: A case report and systematic review of endometriosis externa of the umbilicus.
Specifically, the other component of these tumors was mucinous cystadenoma in four patients, endometriosis externa in one patient, and high-grade serous papillary cyst adenocarcinoma in one patient.
Villar's nodule:a case report and systematic literature review of endometriosis externa of umbilicus", Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology 2007;14:23-32.