Orchitis meaning

ôr-kītĭs
Inflammation of one or both of the testes, often occurring as a result of mumps or other infection, trauma, or metastasis.
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Inflammation of one or both of the testes, often occurring as a result of mumps or other infection, trauma, or metastasis.
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(medicine) A painful inflammation of one or both testes.
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Origin of orchitis

  • Greek orkhis testicle –itis

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • orchi- (“testicular") +"Ž -itis (“inflammation"), from Ancient Greek ὄρχις (orkhis, “testicle, ovary, orchid") (English orchid), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃erǵʰi-.

    From Wiktionary