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oophoritis

[oh-uh-fuh-rahy-tis] /ˌoʊ ə fəˈraɪ tɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
inflammation of an ovary, usually combined with an inflammation of the Fallopian tubes; ovaritis.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; < Neo-Latin oophor(on) ovary (see oophorectomy) + -itis
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  • One case each of oophoritis and arthritis was reported.
British Dictionary definitions for oophoritis

oophoritis

/ˌəʊəfəˈraɪtɪs/
noun
1.
inflammation of an ovary; ovaritis
Derived Forms
oophoritic (ˌəʊəfəˈrɪtɪk) adjective
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oophoritis in Medicine

oophoritis o·o·pho·ri·tis (ō'ə-fə-rī'tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of an ovary. Also called ovaritis.

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