TITLE

endometriosis

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p704
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "endometriosis" is presented. Endometriosis refers to the presence of functioning ectopic endometrial glands and stroma outside the uterine cavity. Endometrial tissue invades other tissues and spreads by local extension and intraperitoneal seeding. The term is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21226944

 

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