endometriosis dictionary

Endometriosis Dictionary, 15 common words in endometriosis

1- Endometrium

/en·do·me·tri·um/

The inside surface of the uterus that thickens and breaks down during menstrual period and leads to menstrual bleeding.

2- Endometriosis

/en·do·me·tri·o·sis/

A condition in which cells similar to endometrium grow outside the uterus

3- Endometrioma

/en·do·me·tri·um.uh/

Also known as chocolate cyst; a cystic mass arising from endometriosis lesions within the ovary.

4- Endometritis

/en·do·me·tri·tis/

inflammation of the endometrium

5- Endometrial cancer

/en·do·me·tree·uhl can·cer/

a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the endometrium

6- Ovary

/o·va·ry/

a female reproductive organ in which ova or eggs are produced, present in humans and other vertebrates as a pair.

7- Cyst

/Sist/

a thin-walled, hollow organ or cavity containing a liquid secretion

8- Endometrioma

/en·do·me·tri·um.uh/

a cystic mass arising from endometriosis lesions within the ovary; it is also known as chocolate cyst and endometrial cyst

9- Chocolate cyst

a cystic mass arising from endometriosis lesions within the ovary; it is also known as endometrioma and endometrial cyst

10- Endometrial cyst

/en·do·me·tree·uhl/

a cystic mass arising from endometriosis lesions within the ovary; it is also known as endometrioma and chocolate cyst

11- OBGYN

/O-B-G-Y-N/

an OB-GYN, or obstetrician-gynecologist, is a doctor who specializes in pregnancy, birth, and diseases affecting women’s reproductive organs.

12- Gynecologist

/gahy-ni-kol-uh-jist/

a doctor skilled in the treatment of women’s diseases, especially those of the reproductive organs. They mostly have similar training to OBGYNs but they focus less on pregnancy in their practices.

13-MIGS surgeon

/s-ER-j-uh-n/

a MIGS surgeon, or Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgeon, is an OB-GYN who has training in using minimally invasinve tools such as laparoscope and robots.

14- endometriosis surgeon

/en·do·me·tri·o·sis s-ER-j-uh-n/

a gynecologist doctor that has vast skills and epxerience in managing and operating on endometriosis patients; it is also know as endometriosis specialist.

15- endometriosis specialist

/en·do·me·tri·o·sis spesh-uh-list/

a gynecologist doctor that has vast skills and epxerience in managing and operating on endometriosis patients; it is also know as endometriosis surgeon.

 
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