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[awr-kahy-tis] /ɔrˈkaɪ tɪs/

noun, Pathology.
inflammation of the testis.
inflammation of one or both testicles

orchiditis or·chi·di·tis (ôr’kĭ-dī’tĭs)
Variant of orchitis.

orchitis or·chi·tis (ôr-kī’tĭs) or or·chi·di·tis (ôr’kĭ-dī’tĭs)
Inflammation of the testis. Also called didymitis, testitis.
or·chit’ic (ôr-kĭt’ĭk) adj.


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  • Orchidology

    [awr-ki-dol-uh-jee] /ˌɔr kɪˈdɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. the branch of botany or horticulture dealing with orchids.

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    orchidometer or·chi·dom·e·ter (ôr’kĭ-dŏm’ĭ-tər) n.

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    [awr-ki-dot-uh-mee] /ˌɔr kɪˈdɒt ə mi/ noun, plural orchidotomies. Surgery. 1. incision of a testis.

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