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presence of endometrium elsewhere than in the lining of the uterus; causes premenstrual pain and dysmenorrhea adenomyosis , endometriosis
fatty deposit in the intima (inner lining) of an artery; can obstruct blood flow atheroma
alloy of tin with some copper and antimony; a lining for bearings that reduces friction babbitt , Babbitt metal
lining a surface or bearing with babbitt metal babbitting
cotton for stuffing or lining batting
brass bushing or a lining for a bearing bearing brass
lining on the brake shoes that comes in contact with the brake drum brake lining
inflammation of the membranes lining the bronchioles bronchiolitis
inflammation of the membranes lining the bronchial tubes bronchitis
lightweight belted raincoat typically made of tan gabardine with a distinctive tartan lining; named for the original manufacturer Burberry
cylindrical metal lining used to reduce friction bushing , cylindrical lining
early spring variety of discomycete with yellow to orange yellow lining of the cup Caloscypha fulgens
ulceration (especially of the lips or lining of the mouth) canker , canker sore
edema of the mucous membrane of the eyeball and eyelid lining chemosis
part of the conjunctiva lining the posterior surface of the eyelids; continuous with the bulbar conjunctiva conjunctival layer of eyelids , palpebra conjunctiva , tunica conjunctiva palpebrarum
inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the nose (usually associated with nasal discharge) coryza , rhinitis
enzyme that regulates prostaglandins that are important for the health of the stomach lining and kidneys Cox-1 , cyclooxygenase-1
fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines cringle , eyelet , grommet , grummet , loop
surgical procedure usually performed under local anesthesia in which the cervix is dilated and the endometrial lining of the uterus is scraped with a curet; performed to obtain tissue samples or to stop prolonged bleeding or to remove small tumors or to r D and C , dilatation and curettage , dilation and curettage
lining inside the cover of a book doublure
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