- gland) + myo (muscle) + osis (a condition of) = a condition of glandular tissue (referring to the endometrium) in the muscle (the myometrium).
Adenomyosis goes by several other names including endometriosis interna, endometriosis uterina, adenomyosis uteri and adenomyometritis.
* * *The ectopic occurrence or diffuse implantation of adenomatous tissue in muscle (usually smooth muscle). [G. aden, gland, + mys, muscle, + -osis condition]
* * *ad·e·no·my·o·sis -.mī-'ō-səs n, pl -o·ses -.sēz endometriosis esp. when the endometrial tissue invades the myometrium
* * *n.
* * *ad·e·no·my·o·sis (ad″ə-no-mi-oґsis) a benign condition characterized by endometrial glands and stroma within the myometrium, accompanied by hypertrophy of the myometrium. If the lesion forms a circumscribed tumor-like nodule, it is called adenomyoma. Called also endometriosis interna or uterina.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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Adenomyosis — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Adenomyosis ICD10 = ICD10|N|80|0|n|80 ICD9 = ICD9|617.0 ICDO = Caption = OMIM = 600458 MedlinePlus = 001513 eMedicineSubj = radio eMedicineTopic = 737 DiseasesDB = 250 MeshID = D004715 Adenomyosis is a medical… … Wikipedia
adenomyosis — ad·e·no·my·o·sis (ăd n ō mī ōʹsĭs) n. A form of endometriosis characterized by the invasive, usually benign growth of tissue into smooth muscle such as the uterus. * * * … Universalium
adenomyosis — noun A condition characterised by the presence of endometrial tissue in the myometrium, sometimes considered as a form of endometriosis … Wiktionary
adenomyosis — ad·e·no·my·o·sis … English syllables
adenomyosis — n.; see endometriosis … The new mediacal dictionary
adenomyosis — noun the presence of endometrium elsewhere than in the lining of the uterus; causes premenstrual pain and dysmenorrhea • Syn: ↑endometriosis • Hypernyms: ↑pathology … Useful english dictionary
Adenomyosis uteri — Also known more succinctly as adenomyosis (pronounced ad 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… … Medical dictionary
adenomyosis externa — endometriosis … Medical dictionary
adenomyosis tubae — the growth of the endometrium into the lumen of the uterine tube from the uterus, replacing the endosalpinx … Medical dictionary
Аденомиоз (Adenomyosis) — см. Эндометриоз. Источник: Медицинский словарь … Медицинские термины