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.
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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
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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]
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endometriosis

The growth of endometrial (uterus-lining) cells outside the uterus.
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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
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Translations
endométriose

endometriosis

[ˌɛndəʊˌmiːtriˈəʊsɪs] nendométriose f
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en·do·me·tri·o·sis

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

n endometriosis f
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References in periodicals archive ?
Keywords: Vitamin D Binding Proteins, Infertility, Endometriosis, Macrophage activating factor
One in every 10 women of reproductive age is likely to have the condition, according to charity Endometriosis UK.
[ClickPress, Mon Apr 15 2019] A recent market study published by the company -- ' Endometriosis Treatment Market Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Opportunity Assessment till 2028 ' , consists of an inclusive assessment of the most important market dynamics on endometriosis with assessed medications.
There has been discussion recently about a blood test developed by scientists that can reportedly detect up to 90% of cases of endometriosis. It looks for tiny DNA fragments in the blood and could spare women needing to undergo keyhole surgery.
(3,5,6) Unfortunately many women with endometriosis undergo multiple consultations with specialists who may not have expertise in endometriosis, and as a result are frequently misdiagnosed with gastrointestinal, urologie, or infectious diseases before finally reaching the correct diagnosis.
A 2017 EndoStats survey says 96 per cent of endometriosis is diagnosed in the reproductive area, urinary 49 per cent, digestive 55 per cent, and thoracic 14 per cent.
In the UK, it's believed that one-in-10 women of reproductive age are affected, yet, according to the charity Endometriosis UK, it takes 71/2 years on average to be diagnosed.
There's no single cure for endometriosis but getting the right treatment and advice can make a big difference, and surgery can sometimes help - which makes being aware of the potential signs and symptoms all the more important.
| Painful intercourse: "on the location tissue or cells, endometriosis during sex," says "If the tissue intercourse, significant, and for some, sexual penetration is not possible.
Although Carl Freiherr von Rokitansky described the scientific and histological aspects of endometriosis in 1860 (2), the disease was considered as an ambiguous disorder along with unclear pathology till about 1.5 century later (1).