Definition of "endometritis" [en•do•me•tri•tis]

  • Inflammation of the endometrium, which is caused by infection, as by bacteria, foreign bodies, etc (noun)
  • Inflammation of the endometrium (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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