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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.

[Greek orkhis, testicle + -itis.]


(Medicine) inflammation of one or both testicles
[C18: from New Latin, from Greek orkhis testicle + -itis]
orchitic adj
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Noun1.orchitis - inflammation of one or both testes; characterized by pain and swelling
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat


, orchitis
n. orquiditis, orquitis, infl. de los testículos.


n orquitis f
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Mice lacking Axl and Mer tyrosine kinase receptors are susceptible to experimental autoimmune orchitis induction," Immunology and Cell Biology 93(3): 311-320.
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Clinical manifestations of STD, for example, Chlamydia range from Urethritis, Epididymitis, Orchitis, Infertility in men to Cervicitis, Endometritis, Salpingitis, PID, infertility and Perihepatitis in women; and untreated STDs that display such manifestations are often fatal.
Andrew's chin required seven stitches, while after three hours and lab tests, the doctor told him he is suffering from orchitis, an inflammation that results in intense pain.
3) Chlamydia and gonorrhea have significant public health implications due to major negative sequelae of these infections that include pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, infertility, chronic pelvic pain in women and epididymitis and orchitis in men.
If left undiagnosed it can lead to chronic pelvic pain, ectopic pregnancy and infertility in women and to orchitis [testicular inflammation] in men.
Neisseria gonorrhoeae (gonorrhoea) Adults Men: urethral * The risk of discharge transmission of (urethritis), gonorrhoea from an epididymitis, infected female to orchitis, her male partner is infertility estimated to be Women: cervicitis * It is estimated (infection of the that 30-80% of women neck of the womb), and 5% of men with endometritis, genital gonorrhoea salpingitis are asymptomatic.
In Ayurveda, the leaves are considered as diuretic and purgative and are used for the treatment of inflammations, boils, gonorrhea, orchitis, and hemorrhoids.
Effect of uranium on the induction and course of experimental autoimmune orchitis and thyroiditis.
Orchitis is an inflammation of the testis causing swelling and pain and may be associated with infection by the mumps virus.