Love words? Sign up for our Word of the Day!
vesiculitis ve·sic·u·li·tis (vě-sĭk'yə-lī'tĭs, -və-)
Inflammation of a vesicle, especially a seminal vesicle.
inflammation and infection of the seminal vesicles in the male reproductive tract. The seminal vesicles are ductlike glands that add fluid secretions to the seminal fluid as it passes from the body during intercourse. Infections present in the prostate or related organs usually involve the seminal vesicles also. Infections can reach the glands through the urethra or by way of the bloodstream.