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 ?
She referred me to her gynaecologist at Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi, who confirmed that I, indeed, had developed thoracic endometriosis.
Diaphragmatic and thoracic endometriosis often is overlooked by the gynecologist, not only because of lack of appreciation of the symptoms but also because of the failure to properly work up the patient and evaluate the diaphragm at time of surgery.
When pleural localization occurs, patients may refer symptoms of the pleural thoracic endometriosis syndrome, including catamenial pneumothorax, non-catamenial endometriosis related pneumothorax and catamenial hemothorax (6).
The quality of diagnosing thoracic endometriosis has improved because of Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS).