Meaning of endometriosis

en•do•me•tri•o•sis

Pronunciation: (en"dō-mē"trē-ō'sis), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. the presence of uterine lining in other pelvic organs, esp. the ovaries, characterized by cyst formation, adhesions, and menstrual pains.
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