- inflammation of the testis.
Also or·chi·di·tis [awr-ki-dahy-tis] /ˌɔr kɪˈdaɪ tɪs/.
Origin of orchitis
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The pounded bark is applied locally in orchitis and epididymitis.
According to creditable authority the application of the heated leaves in orchitis produces good results.
- inflammation of one or both testicles
Word Origin for orchitis
C18: from New Latin, from Greek orkhis testicle + -itis
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- Inflammation of the testis.didymitis testitis
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