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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Your mare retained her afterbirth when she foaled and she developed metritis.
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.
Neither can it be advocated in the laminitis occurring as a sequel to septic metritis or to pneumonia.
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.
-- Longhi 13.120 describes the case of a woman of twenty-seven, an epileptic, with metritis and copious catamenia twice a month.
-- Longhi describes the case of a woman of twenty-seven, an epileptic, with metritis and copious catamenia twice a month.
This practice should be strongly condemned on account of its dangerous consequences -- metritis, peritonitis and often death.
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. ''
This infection often leads to disease of the upper female genital tract, which can be called pelvic inflammatory disease or metritis
(PID; metritis) or endometritis affects ~40% of cattle after parturition.