epididymitis

[ep-i-did-uh-mahy-tis]
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noun

inflammation of the epididymis.

Origin of epididymitis

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

[ĕp′ĭ-dĭd′ə-mītĭs]

n.

Inflammation of the epididymis.
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