orchitis

noun
or·​chi·​tis | \ ȯr-ˈkīt-əs How to pronounce orchitis (audio) \

Medical Definition of orchitis

: inflammation of a testis

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“Orchitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/orchitis. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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