Definition of perimetritis in English:

perimetritis

noun

Medicine
  • Inflammation of the peritoneal covering of the uterus.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in James Matthew Duncan (1826–1890), obstetric physician. From peri- + metritis, after German Perimetritis. Compare French périmétrite. Compare parametritis.

Pronunciation

perimetritis

/ˌpɛrɪməˈtrʌɪtɪs/