Definition of endometritis in US English:

endometritis

noun

Medicine
  • Inflammation of the endometrium.

    • ‘In pregnant women, chlamydial infection is associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes, including preterm delivery and postpartum endometritis.’
    • ‘Women with wound infections had longer hospital stays and an increased rate of endometritis.’
    • ‘Chronic endometritis is reportedly observed in 3% to 10% of women undergoing endometrial biopsy for abnormal uterine bleeding.’
    • ‘This can lead to the development of endometritis or pelvic inflammatory disease.’
    • ‘Cesarean delivery is associated with higher risks of complications, such as endometritis, hemorrhage, and thromboembolic disease.’

Pronunciation

endometritis

/ˌendōməˈtrīdəs/