endometritis

noun
en·​do·​me·​tri·​tis | \ˌen-dō-mə-ˈtrī-təs \

Definition of endometritis 

: inflammation of the endometrium

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Due to endometritis, Ivy was unable to carry the child herself. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "In American Horror Story: Cult Episode 6, Meadow Shows Her Commitment to the Cult," 11 Oct. 2017 There’s also a small risk of infections like endometritis (inflammation of the uterine lining) or the contraction of the bacterium Clostridium Sordellii, both of which can also occur after childbirth. Becky Little, Smithsonian, "The Science Behind the “Abortion Pill”," 23 June 2017 There’s also a small risk of infections like endometritis (inflammation of the uterine lining) or the contraction of the bacterium Clostridium Sordellii, both of which can also occur after childbirth. Becky Little, Smithsonian, "The Science Behind the “Abortion Pill”," 24 June 2017

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1872, in the meaning defined above

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endometritis

noun
en·​do·​me·​tri·​tis | \-mə-ˈtrīt-əs \

Medical Definition of endometritis 

: inflammation of the endometrium

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