endometriosis

noun en·do·me·tri·osis \ ˌen-dō-ˌmē-trē-ˈō-səs \

Definition of endometriosis

: the presence and growth of functioning endometrial tissue in places other than the uterus that often results in severe pain and infertility

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Origin and Etymology of endometriosis

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endometriosis

noun en·do·me·tri·osis \ ˌen-dō-ˌmē-trē-ˈō-səs \

medical Definition of endometriosis

plural endometrioses play \-ˌsēz\
: the presence and growth of functioning endometrial tissue in places other than the uterus that often results in severe pain and infertility — see adenomyosis

endometriotic

play \-trē-ˈät-ik\ adjective

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