an acute or chronic condition in which inflammation of the cervix, uterus, fallopian tubes, or ovaries, often caused by sexually transmitted microorganisms and characterized by fever, abdominal pain, and discharges of pus, may result in sterility
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pelvic inflammatory disease
Inflammation of the female genital tract, especially of the fallopian tubes, caused by any of several bacteria, chiefly chlamydia and gonococci, and characterized by severe abdominal pain, high fever, vaginal discharge, and in some cases destruction of tissue that can result in sterility.