Definition of parametritis in US English:

parametritis

noun

Medicine
  • Inflammation of tissue beside the uterus; inflammation of the parametrium.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in James Matthew Duncan (1826–1890), obstetric physician. From para- + metritis, after German Parametritis.

Pronunciation

parametritis

/ˌparəmɪˈtrʌɪtɪs/