For all your dictionary needs!
Tip. You can look up words, expressions, names, titles...
Header of Adenomyosis


Video footage: Doctor holding in hand Adenomyosis
Play/pauseBuy footageFind more

Definition of the noun adenomyosis

What does adenomyosis mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. the presence of endometrium elsewhere than in the lining of the uterus; causes premenstrual pain and dysmenorrhea
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonym of adenomyosis: endometriosis
    • more generic word: pathology = any deviation from a healthy or normal condition

Alternative definition of the noun adenomyosis


  1. [medicine] A condition characterised by the presence of endometrial tissue in the myometrium, sometimes considered as a form of endometriosis.

Printed books with definitions for Adenomyosis

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewCross-Sectional Imaging of the Abdomen and Pelvis (2015)

A Practical Algorithmic Approach by Khaled M Elsayes

Adenomyosis is a common gynecological condition, affecting women of the reproductive age group, and is...

A pathognomonic feature of adenomyosis is the presence of submucosal microcysts, which represent islets of ectopic ...

Google previewUltrasonography in Reproductive Medicine and Infertility (2010)

by Botros R. M. B. Rizk

Lyons Introduction Adenomyosis is a common disorder defined by the presence of ectopic endometrial glands and stroma within the myometrium, as well as adjacent myometrial hyperplasia. It most typically presents with one or all ...

Google previewRadiological Interventions in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (2014)

by John Reidy, Nigel Hacking, Bruce McLucas

Lohle Abstract Adenomyosis is a benign invasion of endometrium into the myometrium that results in a diffusely enlarged uterus that microscopically exhibits ectopic non-neoplastic endometrial glands and stroma surrounded by the ...

Google previewWomen's Reproductive Mental Health Across the Lifespan (2014)

by Diana Barnes

Adenomyosis refers to the abnormal presence of uterine glands within the muscle of the uterus. Similar...

The most efficient and definitive treatment for adenomyosis is a partial or a complete removal of the uterus, although other surgical and ...

Google previewStep by Step: Case Studies in Obstetrics & Gynecology (2014)

by Sanja Kupesic Plavsic

Adenomyosis is the presence of endometrial glandular tissue in the myometrium. Adenomyosis is a cause of secondary dysmenorrhea. Summary/ Investigations Primary dysmenorrhea is diagnosed when no underlying pathology is ...

Google previewThe Baby Solution (2006)

Your Essential Resource for Overcoming Infertility by Daniel Kenigsberg

Adenomyosis is a condition where glands normally found in the uterine lining occur within the uterine wall. It is like having endometriosis ...

Google previewSelected Topics in Obstetrics and Gynaecology-1: For Postgraudate and Practitioners (2005)

by Shirish N. Daftary & Shyam V. Desai

Adenomyosis is the presence of endometrial glands and stroma in the uterine musculature at a depth of at least 2.5 mm from the basal layer of the endometrium . Prevalence Endometriosis is a gynaecological condition encountered in 7-10% ...

Google previewThe Endometriosis Natural Treatment Program (2011)

A Complete Self-Help Plan for Improving Health and Well-Being by Valerie Ann Worwood, Julia Stonehouse

ADENOMYOSIS: THE HIDDEN DISEASE Adenomyosis is a disease of the uterus that is sometimes confused with endometriosis. The name comes from adeno, meaning "gland," and myos/s, meaning "muscle." In ade- nomyosis, endometrial ...

Google previewWorld Clinics: Obstetrics & Gynecology (2012)

Endometriosis by Mala Arora, Vijaya Kumari

“ EPIDEMIOLOGY Uterine adenomyosis is a rather common disease that is poorly understood, because of the ...

Google previewA History of Endometriosis (2011)

by Ronald Elmer Batt

Adenomyosis refers to the benign invasion of the uterine musculature by the endometrial mucosa. Endosalpingiosis may be defined as the ...

Google previewEssential Obstetrics and Gynaecology E-Book (2013)

by E. Malcolm Symonds, Ian M. Symonds, Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

Adenomyosis is a condition characterized by the invasion of endometrial glands and stroma into myometrium with surrounding smooth muscle hyperplasia. It affects around 1% of women and until recently the diagnosis was most commonly ...

Google previewMastering the Techniques in Hysteroscopy (2017)

by Osama Shawki, Sushma Deshmukh, Luis Alonso Pacheco

Adenomyosis is a benign condition histologically defined as the presence of endometrial glands and stroma within the thickness of the myometrium, with hyperplasia and hypertrophy of the smooth muscle fibers. Some authors call internal ...

Google previewChronic Pelvic Pain (2011)

by Paolo Vercellini

Because adenomyosis is a disorder of the uterus, ovarian conservation is a viable option unless there are contraindications or patient preference indicating otherwise.

Google previewHistopathology Specimens (2012)

Clinical, Pathological and Laboratory Aspects by Derek C. Allen, Iain R. Cameron

Adenomyosis: Adenomyosis is a common condition characterized by extension of endometrial glands and stromainto the underlying myometrium. Usually this results in diffuse uterine enlargement, although occasionally well-circumscribed ...

Google previewLlewellyn-Jones Fundamentals of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (2011)

by Jeremy J N Oats, Suzanne Abraham

ADENOMYOSIS. Adenomyosis is the presence of functioning endometrial tissue which has penetrated the myometrium by direct spread from the uterine lining ( Box 35.2). Pathology. The cells that infiltrate the muscle derive mainly from the ...

Google previewModern Management of Endometriosis (2005)

by Christopher Sutton, G. David Adamson, Kevin D. Jones

Adenomyosis has long been regarded as a close 'cousin' of endometriosis, although the two conditions behave quite differently. Adenomyosis is a relatively common gynecologic disorder, but has often been described as an elusive disease.

Google previewPathologic Basis of Veterinary Disease5 (2012)

Pathologic Basis of Veterinary Disease by James F. Zachary, M. Donald McGavin

Adenomyosis is the presence of endometrium within the myo- metrium, and the effect generally is negligible in domestic animals, which do not menstruate. Adenomyosis is found in the cow, bitch, and queen. It is thought that endometrium is ...

Google previewCT Virtual Hysterosalpingography (2014)

by Patricia Carrascosa

The adenomyosis is a benign pathologic process relatively frequent in the uterus, fundamentally in women between the ages of 30 and 50. It is characterized by the ectopic location of the glands and the endometrial stroma in the thick of the ...

Google previewIn a Page (2008)

Medicine by Scott Kahan

with old blood, resembling tar or chocolate Adenomyosis is a type of endometriosis in which endometrial tissue is found within the myometrium ( endometriosis interna), resulting in hypertrophy and hyperplasia • ETIOLOGY, EPIDEMIOLOGY, ...

Google previewComputed Tomography & Magnetic Resonance Imaging Of The Whole Body (2008)

by John R. Haaga, Daniel Boll

Adenomyosis is a common nonneoplastic gynecologic disorder of unknown pathogenesis.219 The condition involves the presence of ectopic endometrial tissue within the myometrium, which induces adjacent smooth muscle hyperplasia.

Google previewConn's Current Therapy 2010 E-Book (2010)

Expert Consult by Edward T. Bope

Adenomyosis is the presence of endometrial glands and stroma within the myometrium. This disorder is epidemiologically and pathogenically distinct from endometriosis, but the resulting symptoms (and medical treatments) are similar.

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Adenomyosis

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Photos about Adenomyosis

Click on an item to view that photo:


If you need related images for an article or a report, you can download stock photos:
Small photo of Slide tissue biopsy from Uterus with myoma or adenomyosis for diagnosis in pathology laboratory.Small photo of Slide tissue biopsy from Uterus with myoma or adenomyosis for diagnosis in pathology laboratory.Small photo of Slide tissue biopsy from Uterus with myoma or adenomyosis for diagnosis in pathology laboratory.Small photo of Slide tissue biopsy from Uterus with myoma or adenomyosis for diagnosis in pathology laboratory.Small photo of Slide tissue biopsy from Uterus with myoma or adenomyosis for diagnosis in pathology laboratory.Small photo of Slide tissue biopsy from Uterus with myoma or adenomyosis for diagnosis in pathology laboratory.Small photo of Slide tissue biopsy from Uterus with myoma or adenomyosis for diagnosis in pathology laboratory. More...

Scrabble value of A1D2E1N1O1M3Y4O1S1I1S1

The value of this 11-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Share this page


Go to the thesaurus of Adenomyosis to find many related words and phrases!

Privacy Policy | Cookies Policy
Keyword Tool | Romanian-English Dictionary