Epididymitis Ep`i*did`y*mi"tis, n. [NL. See {Epididymis}, and {-itis}.] (Med.) Inflammation of the epididymis, one of the common results of gonorrhea. [1913 Webster]

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  • Epididymitis — Infobox Disease Name = Epididymitis Caption = 1: Epididymis 2: Head of epididymis 3: Lobules of epididymis 4: Body of epididymis 5: Tail of epididymis 6: Duct of epididymis 7: Deferent duct (ductus deferens or vas deferens) DiseasesDB = 4342… …   Wikipedia

  • Epididymitis — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 N45 Orchitis und Epididymitis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • epididymitis — ▪ disease       inflammation of the epididymis (epididyme), the cordlike structure that runs along the posterior of the testis (testicle) and contains spermatozoa. In young men, epididymitis is most often caused by sexually transmitted agents… …   Universalium

  • Epididymitis — Inflammation of the epididymis, a structure within the scrotum attached to the backside of the testis. The epididymis is a coiled segment of the spermatic ducts that serves to store, mature and transport spermatozoa between the testis and the vas …   Medical dictionary

  • epididymitis — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1852 inflammation of the epididymis …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • epididymitis — noun inflammation of the epididymis …   Wiktionary

  • Epididymitis — Epi|di|dy|mi|tis, die; , ...mitiden (Med.): Entzündung der Nebenhoden …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Epididymitis — Epi|didymi̱tis [zu ↑Epididymis] w; , ... miti̱den (in fachspr. Fügungen: ...mi̱tides): Nebenhodenentzündung …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Epididymitis — Epi|di|dy|mi|tis die; , ...mitiden <zu ↑...itis> Nebenhodenentzündung (Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • epididymitis — ep·i·did·y·mi·tis …   English syllables

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