Definition of Endometritis

1. Noun. Inflammation of the lining of the uterus (of the endometrium).

Exact synonyms: Metritis
Generic synonyms: Inflammation, Redness, Rubor

Definition of Endometritis

1. n. Inflammation of the endometrium.

Definition of Endometritis

1. Noun. (medicine) inflammation of the endometrium ¹

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Definition of Endometritis

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Medical Definition of Endometritis

1. Inflammation of the endometrium (lining of the uterus). Often occurs as a postpartum infection. Symptoms include pelvic pain accompanied by a foul smelling vaginal discharge. (07 Apr 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Endometritis

endometrial implants
endometrial neoplasms
endometrial smear
endometrial stromal sarcoma
endometrioid carcinoma
endometrioid tumour

Literary usage of Endometritis

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1. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1896)
"In some instances the treatment of these cases of senile endometritis and its complications is tedious and taxes the patience of both physician and patient. ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1897)
"This form of endometritis is accompanied by a purulent, rarely bloody, discharge from the uterus, which always has an extremely offensive odor. ..."

3. Treatise on the Diseases of Women: For the Use of Students and Practitioners by Alexander Johnston Chalmers Skene (1897)
"THE most conflicting views are to be found in the literature of medicine regarding the relative frequency of corporeal and cervical endometritis. ..."

4. The Science and art of midwifery by William Thompson Lusk (1893)
"endometritis decidua.—The normal congestion of the uterine mucous membrane attendant upon conception, and resulting in the formation of the decidua, may, ..."

5. Gynecological and Obstetrical Tuberculosis by Charles Camblos Norris (1921)
"As in endometritis, the result of organisms other than tubercle bacilli, however, the entire mucosa is not as a rule uniformly attacked, irregular areas of ..."

6. A Manual of gynaecology by Thomas Watts Eden (1911)
"These lesions, which, in their sequence, are secondary to the endometritis, are of greater clinical importance and consequently receive more attention. ..."

7. Essentials of gynæcology: Arranged in the Form of Questions and Answers by Edwin Bradford Cragin (1897)
"endometritis is an inflammation of the lining membrane of the uterus ; it may be either acute ... Acute endometritis usually involves both cervix and body. ..."

8. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"Diseases of the Uterus (a) endometritis If we include under it all the conditions that have been so called, endometritis is the commonest disease of the ..."

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