endometritis

noun
en·​do·​me·​tri·​tis | \ ˌen-dō-mə-ˈtrī-təs How to pronounce endometritis (audio) \

Definition of endometritis

: inflammation of the endometrium

Examples of endometritis in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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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First Known Use of endometritis

1872, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for endometritis

New Latin

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“Endometritis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endometritis. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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endometritis

noun
en·​do·​me·​tri·​tis | \ -mə-ˈtrīt-əs How to pronounce endometritis (audio) \

Medical Definition of endometritis

: inflammation of the endometrium

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