Definition of Funiculitis

1. Noun. Inflammation of a funiculus (especially an inflammation of the spermatic cord).

Generic synonyms: Inflammation, Redness, Rubor

Medical Definition of Funiculitis

1. 1. Inflammation of a funiculus, especially of the spermatic cord. 3. Inflammation of the umbilical cord usually associated with chorioamnionitis. Origin: funiculus + G. -itis, inflammation (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Funiculitis

funicular graft
funicular myelitis
funicular myelosis
funicular railway
funicular souffle
funiculi medullae spinalis
funiculus amnii
funiculus anterior
funiculus dorsalis
funiculus gracilis
funiculus lateralis
funiculus posterior
funiculus separans
funiculus solitarius
funiculus teres
funiculus umbilicalis

Literary usage of Funiculitis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Text-book of genito-urinary diseases by Leopold Casper (1906)
"... OR funiculitis. Inflammation of the vas deferens seldom occurs as an isolated lesion, but is generally associated with ..."

2. White and Martin's Genito-urinary surgery and venereal diseases by James William White (1918)
"ACUTE funiculitis may arise from extension of a posterior urethritis along the vas (Fig. ... Phlegmonous funiculitis is usually traumatic in origin. ..."

3. The Irrigation treatment of gonorrhœa: Its Local Complications and Sequelæ by Ferdinand Charles Valentine (1900)
"It may appear in the form of serous funiculitis (acute diffuse hydrocele of the cord) or of phlegmonous funiculitis. The former shows itself as a roundish, ..."

4. Syphilology and venereal disease by Charles Frederic Marshall (1912)
"The pain is sometimes intense, and accompanied by nausea and vomiting. Sometimes funiculitis is complicated by local peritonitis, or by abscess or hydrocele ..."

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