American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. See oophoritis.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, inflammation of the ovary; oöphoritis.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Med.) Inflammation of the ovaries.
- n. inflammation of the ovaries
- ovary + -itis (Wiktionary)
“Among the six exceptions, one had been healthy until twenty-one, and then had suffered from ovaritis, so that, although engaging in the work of a healthy woman, she should really be classed apart.”
“In girls, ovaritis, or inflammation of the ovaries may be present.”
“They may have a severe inflammation of the ovaries (ovaritis or oöphoritis) or the inflammation may be so mild as to escape notice.”
“In case of local inflammation, as in appendicitis, ovaritis, colitis, etc., separate cooling compresses may be slipped under the pack and over the seat of inflammation.”
“The parotid on one or both sides may suddenly become swollen and tender in patients who are taking large doses of mercury, in gouty subjects, or in patients suffering from infective conditions of the genito-urinary organs, such as orchitis, ovaritis, urethritis, or cystitis.”
“I once knew a Spiritualist who claimed to feel the pains suffered by any friends with whom he was in sympathy; he once tried to argue with me that a certain lady patient -- a warm personal friend of my questioner and a Spiritualist -- had ovaritis, because he felt an intense burning pain in his _right ovarian region_ whenever he went near to her.”
“My complaint was pain in my back, and in my side, that moved from the right side to the left; shortness of breath and pain in the lower part of the stomach, and my doctor said I had ovaritis and I took two bottles of the”
“A careful local examination of the pelvic organs, by an expert, disclosed no lesion or displacement there, no ovaritis or other inflammation.”
“Ovarian Inflammation_, 1862, p. 309), insisted on the evil results of sexual abstinence in producing ovarian irritation, and perhaps subacute ovaritis, remarking that this was specially pronounced in young widows, and in prostitutes placed in penitentiaries.”
“I have frequently known menstruation to be irregular, profuse, or abnormal in type during courtship in women in whom nothing similar had previously occurred, and that this protracted the treatment of chronic ovaritis and of uterine inflammation. ”
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