• Definition for "pelvic inflammatory disease"
    • infection associated with the feminine genital area, specially…
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pelvic inflammatory disease definition

  • noun:
    • infection associated with the feminine genital area, specially for the fallopian tubes, brought on by some of a number of microorganisms, mainly chlamydia and gonococci, and described as severe abdominal pain, high temperature, genital release, and in some cases destruction of tissue that may end up in sterility.
    • irritation of the female pelvic body organs (especially the Fallopian tubes) caused by disease by any of several microorganisms (mainly gonococci and chlamydia); symptoms are stomach discomfort and temperature and foul-smelling vaginal release
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