endometriosis

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌɛndəʊˌmiːtriˈəʊsɪs/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(en′dō mē′trē ōsis)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
en•do•me•tri•o•sis  (en′dō mē′trē ōsis),USA pronunciation n. [Pathol.]
  1. Pathologythe presence of uterine lining in other pelvic organs, esp. the ovaries, characterized by cyst formation, adhesions, and menstrual pains.
  • Neo-Latin; see endometrium, -osis
  • 1920–25

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