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Medical Term:

funiculitis

Pronunciation: fyu-nik'yu-li'tis

Definition:

  1. Inflammation of a funiculus, especially of the spermatic cord.
  2. Inflammation of the umbilical cord usually associated with chorioamnionitis.

[funiculus + G. -itis, inflammation]

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