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pyonephrosis in Medicine

pyonephrosis

(pī′ō-nə-frōsĭs)
n.
  1. Distention of the pelvis and calices of the kidney, accompanied by suppuration and associated with obstruction.
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  • The blood pressure may be useful in differentiating uremic coma from the coma of pyonephrosis.

    Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:

    Louis Marshall Warfield