endometrioma

noun

en·​do·​me·​tri·​o·​ma -ˌmē-trē-ˈō-mə How to pronounce endometrioma (audio)
plural endometriomas also endometriomata -mət-ə How to pronounce endometrioma (audio)
1
: a tumor containing endometrial tissue
2
: endometriosis
used chiefly of isolated foci of endometrium outside the uterus

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“Endometrioma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/endometrioma. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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