Definition of Epididymitis

1. Noun. Painful inflammation of the epididymis.

Generic synonyms: Inflammation, Redness, Rubor



Definition of Epididymitis

1. n. Inflammation of the epididymis, one of the common results of gonorrhea.

Definition of Epididymitis

1. Noun. (pathology) inflammation of the epididymis ¹

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Definition of Epididymitis

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Medical Definition of Epididymitis

1. Inflammation of the epididymis, usually the result of a bacterial infection. Symptoms include testicular pain and swelling. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epididymitis

epidermose
epidermosis
epidermotropism
epiderms
epidialysis
epidiascope
epidiascopes
epidictic
epidictical
epididymectomy
epididymides
epididymite
epididymitides
epididymitis (current term)
epididymitises
epididymo-orchitis
epididymoplasty
epididymotomy
epididymovasectomy
epididymovasostomy
epidote
epidotes
epidotic
epidural
epidural abscess
epidural anaesthesia
epidural anaesthetic
epidural anesthesia

Literary usage of Epididymitis

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1. A Practical treatise on the surgical diseases of the genito-urinary organs by William Holme Van Buren, E. L. Keyes (1880)
"The remarks already made concerning the liability to epididymitis in ... The treatment of stricture by instrument may itself originate epididymitis. ..."

2. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1897)
"Regarding the differential diagnosis, tertiary epididymitis will certainly ... In the first place, secondary epididymitis is in some ways similar to the ..."

3. Transactions of the Association of American Physicians by Association of American Physicians (1901)
"ORCHITIS AND epididymitis IN TYPHOID FEVER. BY FRANCIS P. KINNICUTT. MD, Or NEW YORK. THE especial intention in the present paper is to record the clinical ..."

4. Practical Clinical Lessons on Syphilis and the Genito-urinary Diseases by Fessenden Nott Otis (1883)
"epididymitis. Manner in which epididymitis occurs—Early symptoms—Anatomy of the testicle demonstrated—Symptoms of epididymitis—Causes of the same ..."

5. The Venereal Diseases by Edward Lawrence Keyes (1881)
"Chronic epididymitis. Inflammation of urethral follicles.—The follicles of the urethra always participate more or less in all acute inflammations of the ..."

6. White and Martin's Genito-urinary surgery and venereal diseases by James William White (1918)
"SURGERY OF THE TESTICLES The treatment of all forms of epididymitis due to extension of inflammation bom the posterior urethra is conducted on the lines ..."

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