balanitis

/ (ˌbæləˈnaɪtɪs) /

noun

med inflammation of the glans penis, usually due to infection

Word Origin for balanitis

from New Latin balanus, from Greek balanos acorn + -itis
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Medicine definitions for balanitis

balanitis

[ băl′ə-nītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the glans penis or glans clitoridis.

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