inflammation of the testis.
- Also or·chi·di·tis [awr-ki-dahy-tis]. /ˌɔr kɪˈdaɪ tɪs/.
- or·chit·ic [awr-kit-ik], /ɔrˈkɪt ɪk/, adjective
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How to use orchitis in a sentence
According to creditable authority the application of the heated leaves in orchitis produces good results.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines | T. H. Pardo de Tavera
Double orchitis and scrotal abscesses followed; but favorable cure took place.A Treatise on Gunshot Wounds | Thomas Longmore
Pearce Gould, it may be added, finds that "excessive ungratified sexual desire" is one of the causes of acute orchitis.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 (of 6) | Havelock Ellis
The pounded bark is applied locally in orchitis and epididymitis.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines | T. H. Pardo de Tavera
British Dictionary definitions for orchitis
inflammation of one or both testicles
- orchitic (ɔːˈkɪtɪk), adjective
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