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Princeton's WordNet

  1. orchitis(noun)

    inflammation of one or both testes; characterized by pain and swelling


  1. orchitis(Noun)

    A painful inflammation of one or both testes.

  2. Origin: from ὄρχις (English orchid), from h₃erǵʰi-.


  1. Orchitis

    Orchitis or orchiditis is inflammation of the testes. It can also involve swelling, heavy pains and frequent infection, and is more rarely known as didymitis.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Orchitis

    Inflammation of a TESTIS. It has many features of EPIDIDYMITIS, such as swollen SCROTUM; PAIN; PYURIA; and FEVER. It is usually related to infections in the URINARY TRACT, which likely spread to the EPIDIDYMIS and then the TESTIS through either the VAS DEFERENS or the lymphatics of the SPERMATIC CORD.

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