Glossary

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ECTOPIC PREGNANCY
Pregnancy ectopy that develops outside the uterine cavity and whose outcome will not be an active pregnancy.
ENDO-UTERINE POLYP
Protrusion of a mucosal tissue called the endometrium requiring medical attention.
ENDOMETER
Mucosa lining the endo-uterine cavity.
ENDOMETRECTOMY
Surgical action consisting in removing the endometrium by hysteroscopy
ENDOMETRIOMA
Organic ovarian cyst with an endometrium-like tissue wall.
ENDOMETRIOSIS
A disease in which endometrial-like tissue is found elsewhere than in the uterine cavity.
ENDOMETRIOTIC CYST
Endometrioma
ENDOMETRY
Endometrial infection.
ENTEROCELE
Presence of bowel bulges during posterior vaginal prolapse.
ESSURE
Definitive contraception by hysteroscopy, now banned in France.