adenomyosis

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adenomyosis ad·e·no·my·o·sis (ād'n-ō-mī-ō'sĭs)
n.
A benign condition characterized by the invasive growth of adenomatous tissue in smooth muscle, usually in the uterus.

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adenomyosis

noun
the presence of endometrium elsewhere than in the lining of the uterus; causes premenstrual pain and dysmenorrhea [syn: endometriosis
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