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 Adolescent mothers reportedly face higher risks of eclampsia, puerperal endometritis, and systemic infections than older women, and babies of adolescent mothers face higher risks of low birth weight, preterm delivery and severe neonatal conditions. Vanessa Etienne, PEOPLE.com, 22 July 2022 The actor has adenomyosis, a form of endometritis that often causes infertility. Carrie Wittmer, Glamour, 1 Nov. 2021 The actor has adenomyosis, a form of endometritis that often causes infertility. Carrie Wittmer, Glamour, 1 Nov. 2021 The actor has adenomyosis, a form of endometritis that often causes infertility. Carrie Wittmer, Glamour, 1 Nov. 2021 The actor has adenomyosis, a form of endometritis that often causes infertility. Carrie Wittmer, Glamour, 1 Nov. 2021 The actor has adenomyosis, a form of endometritis that often causes infertility. Carrie Wittmer, Glamour, 1 Nov. 2021 The actor has adenomyosis, a form of endometritis that often causes infertility. Carrie Wittmer, Glamour, 1 Nov. 2021 The actor has adenomyosis, a form of endometritis that often causes infertility. Carrie Wittmer, Glamour, 1 Nov. 2021 See More

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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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4 Aug 2022

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“Endometritis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endometritis. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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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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