epididymitis

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

inflammation of the epididymis.

Nearby words

  1. epidermophyton,
  2. epidermotropism,
  3. epidiascope,
  4. epididymectomy,
  5. epididymis,
  6. epididymo-orchitis,
  7. epididymoplasty,
  8. epididymotomy,
  9. epididymovasectomy,
  10. epididymovasostomy

Origin of epididymitis

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

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Medicine definitions for epididymitis

epididymitis

[ ĕp′ĭ-dĭd′ə-mītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the epididymis.

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