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  • n. inflammation of the endometrium

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  • n. Inflammation of the endometrium.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, inflammation of the endometrium.

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


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  • Among the more common reasons are hormone imbalance caused by your body secreting too much estrogen or not enough progesterone; the effects of hormone pills; fibroids; polyps; adenomyosis (see page 209); infection; abnormal growth of the uterine lining (endometrium); chronic endometritis (inflammation or infection of the lining of the uterus); and thyroid hormonal changes.

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  • The causes of miscarriages are many: Disease of the embryo, imperfect fetal development, some constitutional disease of the mother, a faulty position of the uterus, or it may result from something unusual about the lining of the uterus such as an endometritis -- an inflammation of the mucus membrane.

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  • (_Medical Standard_, Dec., 1896), considers that unsatisfied sexual desire is an important cause of catarrhal endometritis.

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  • From an examination it appeared that a neglected lacerated cervix during the birth of the last child had given rise to endometritis, and for a year the patient had suffered from severe menorrhagia, for which she was subsequently treated.

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  • If the healthy ovule is formed, and passes into the uterus, the latter does not allow its imbedding, on account of severe endometritis, profuse secretion, etc.

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  • She had been married at the age of twenty-two, and since the birth of her last child had suffered much from various uterine troubles, described to me by her medical attendant as 'ulceration, perimetritis, and endometritis.'

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  • The bacteria or the LPS caused PID or endometritis in mice when infused into the uterus in vivo.

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  • Joop K, Sturk A, Bols PE, Lohuis JA (2000) Relationship between intra-uterine bacterial contamination, endotoxin levels and the development of endometritis in postpartum cows with dystocia or retained placenta.

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

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  • Schuberth HJ, Engelke F, Frank J, Klug E, et al. (2003) Development and comparison of in vivo and in vitro models for endometritis in cows and mares.

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