[ oh-uh-fuh-rahy-tis ]
/ ˌoʊ ə fəˈraɪ tɪs /

noun Pathology.

inflammation of an ovary, usually combined with an inflammation of the Fallopian tubes; ovaritis.


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Origin of oophoritis

1870–75; < New Latin oophor(on) ovary (see oophorectomy) + -itis
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British Dictionary definitions for oophoritis

/ (ˌəʊəfəˈraɪtɪs) /


inflammation of an ovary; ovaritis

Derived forms of oophoritis

oophoritic (ˌəʊəfəˈrɪtɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for oophoritis

[ ō′ə-fə-rītĭs ]


Inflammation of an ovary.ovaritis
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