epididymitis

[ ep-i-did-uh-mahy-tis ]
/ ˌɛp ɪˈdɪd əˈmaɪ tɪs /

noun

inflammation of the epididymis.

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Origin of epididymitis

First recorded in 1850-60; epididym(is) + -itis
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Medical definitions for epididymitis

epididymitis
[ ĕp′ĭ-dĭd′ə-mītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the epididymis.
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