meter-, metro-, metr-, -metrical, -metrically, -metron, -metric, -metrist, -meter, -meters, -metry, -metre

(Greek: measure)

An instrument attached to a locomotive for recording its speed and the number and duration of its stops.
1. Radiographic examination of the uterine cavity filled with a contrast medium.
2. Graphic procedure used to record uterine contractions.
Obsolete term for pathologic softening of the uterine tissues.
1. A mania for writing poetry.
2. A mania for writing poetic verses.
1. Derived from the name of a mother or other female ancestor; especially, by the addition of a suffix or prefix which indicates descent.
2. Also applied to a people or state of society where such a system of naming prevails.
3. A name derived from that of a mother or maternal ancestor.
A reference to a woman's uterus and peritoneum (the membrane that lines the abdominal cavity and covers most of the abdominal organs).

From the Greek peri-, meaning "around" + tonos, "a stretching" = "a stretching around".

Inflammation of the uterus and its peritoneal covering.
Inflammation of the uterine veins, usually following childbirth.
metrophobia (s) (noun) (no plural)
An undue dread of poetry: Some people have difficulties understanding poems, or literature written in metrical forms, and become very nervous and agitated when listening to such verses because they suffer from metrophobia.
metrostasis (s) (noun), metrostases (pl)
A condition whereas the length of a muscle fiber is comparatively fixed, and at which span limit it contracts and then relaxes: When Marge was reading her book on medicine, she came across the section on tendons, sinews, and connective tissues and how they relate to metrostasis which allows people to move their bodies.

Related "measure" and "metric" words and charts: mens-; Metric Chart of Units; Metric-Length Converter; Metric Units and Links.