noun[mass noun] Medicine
A condition resulting from the appearance of endometrial tissue outside the womb and causing pelvic pain, especially associated with menstruation.
- 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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