adj. [Gr. orchis, testis]
Of or pertaining to testicles.

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  • orchitic — (ˈ)ȯ(r)|kid.ik adjective Etymology: New Latin orchitis + English ic : of, producing, or affected with orchitis * * * orchitic / kitˈik/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • orchitic — Denoting orchitis. * * * or·chit·ic ȯr kit ik adj of, relating to, causing, or affected with orchitis …   Medical dictionary

  • orchitic — adj. of inflammation of the testicles …   English contemporary dictionary

  • orchitic — or·chit·ic …   English syllables

  • orchitis — orchitic /awr kit ik/, adj. /awr kuy tis/, n. Pathol. inflammation of the testis. Also, orchiditis /awr ki duy tis/. [1790 1800; < NL; see ORCHI , ITIS] * * * Inflammation and swelling of the testes, caused by infection (most often mumps) or… …   Universalium

  • Orchitis — Inflammation of the testis (male sex organ). There are many causes of inflammation of the testis including infections (such as mumps), diseases (such as polyarteritis nodosa), or injury. Also called orchiditis. * * * Inflammation of the testis.… …   Medical dictionary

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