Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Inflammation of the uterus.

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  • n. inflammation of the womb

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Inflammation of the womb.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, inflammation of the uterus, especially of its middle coat.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. inflammation of the lining of the uterus (of the endometrium)

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Examples

  • Your mare retained her afterbirth when she foaled and she developed metritis.

    Every living thing

  • When, therefore, during an attack of septic metritis a condition of laminitis supervenes, we are justified in attributing it to the escape of septic matter from the already infected uterus.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • Neither can it be advocated in the laminitis occurring as a sequel to septic metritis or to pneumonia.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • It is the laminitis known to veterinary surgeons as 'metastatic,' and perhaps the two most notable examples of it are the laminitis following a prolonged attack of pneumonia, and the 'Parturient Laminitis' occurring as a concomitant of septic metritis.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • -- Longhi 13.120 describes the case of a woman of twenty-seven, an epileptic, with metritis and copious catamenia twice a month.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • -- Longhi describes the case of a woman of twenty-seven, an epileptic, with metritis and copious catamenia twice a month.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • This practice should be strongly condemned on account of its dangerous consequences -- metritis, peritonitis and often death.

    The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines

  • More than this, in a not limited experience among these people, I have met with but two or three cases of uterine disease, and am prepared to assert that metritis, oöphoritis, and kindred maladies, are exceptionally rare. ''

    Labor Among Primitive Peoples

  • This infection often leads to disease of the upper female genital tract, which can be called pelvic inflammatory disease or metritis

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  • (PID; metritis) or endometritis affects ~40% of cattle after parturition.

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