[ awr-kahy-tis ]
/ ɔrˈkaɪ tɪs /
inflammation of the testis.
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Also or·chi·di·tis [awr-ki-dahy-tis] /ˌɔr kɪˈdaɪ tɪs/.
OTHER WORDS FROM orchitisor·chit·ic [awr-kit-ik] /ɔrˈkɪt ɪk/, adjective
Words nearby orchitis
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British Dictionary definitions for orchiditis
/ (ɔːˈkaɪtɪs) /
inflammation of one or both testicles
Derived forms of orchitisorchitic (ɔːˈkɪtɪk), adjective
Word Origin for orchitis
C18: from New Latin, from Greek orkhis testicle + -itis
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Medical definitions for orchiditis (1 of 2)
[ ôr′kĭ-dī′tĭs ]
Medical definitions for orchiditis (2 of 2)
[ ôr-kī′tĭs ]
Inflammation of the testis.didymitis testitis
Other words from orchitisor•chit′ic (ôr-kĭt′ĭk) adj.
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