Definitions for oophoritisˌoʊ ə fəˈraɪ tɪs
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
o•o•pho•ri•tisˌoʊ ə fəˈraɪ tɪs(n.)
inflammation of an ovary.
Ref: Also called ovaritis.
Origin of oophoritis:
1870–75; < NL oophor(on) ovary
inflammation of one or both ovaries
Inflammation of the ovaries.
Oophoritis is an inflammation of the ovaries. It is often seen in combination with salpingitis.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Inflammation of the OVARY, generally caused by an ascending infection of organisms from the endocervix.
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