Adenomyosis: Pronounced a-den-o- mi-o-sis, this is a common benign condition of the uterus in which the endometrium (the mucous membrane lining the inside of the uterus) grows into the myometrium (the uterine musculature located just outside the endometrium). The endometrium and myometrium under normal circumstances are adjacent to one another, dis
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<gynaecology> A condition where there is abnormal thickening of the endometrial lining of the uterus, extending into the fibrous and muscular layers. This condition occurs most commonly in women above 30 who have had children. ... Symptoms include prolonged or heavy menstrual bleeding and painful menses with cramping. Treatment generally incl
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(ad″ә-no-mi-o´sis) invasion of the muscular wall of an organ (such as the uterus) by glandular tissue.
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adenomyosis The ectopic occurrence or diffuse implantation of adenomatous tissue in muscle (usually smooth muscle).
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ad′ĕ-nō-mī-ō′sis Definitions: 1. The ectopic occurrence or diffuse implantation of adenomatous tissue in muscle (usually smooth muscle).
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The abnormal, but benign, ingrowth of the endormetrium into the uterine walls. Women between the ages of 35 and 50 are most commonly affected. The condition has been associated with uterine trauma, such as cesarean section, tubal ligation, pregnancy or abortion. The symptoms are similar to that of endometriosis and the only permanent cure is h...
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It usually refers to ectopic endometrial tissue (the inner lining of the uterus) within the myometrium (the thick, muscular layer of the uterus). The term `adenomyometritis` specifically implies involvement of the uterus. The condition is typically found in women between the ages of 35 and 50. Patients with adenomyosis can have painful and/or pr..
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