Definition of endometriosis in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌendōˌmētrēˈōsəs/


A condition resulting from the appearance of endometrial tissue outside the uterus and causing pelvic pain.
Example sentences
  • The most common symptom of endometriosis is pain or discomfort.
  • However, it is well known that endometriosis is associated both with pelvic pain and infertility.
  • They are even implicated in diseases such as endometriosis and in cancers of the various reproductive organs.

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Syllabification: en·do·me·tri·o·sis

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