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pyelitis

[ pahy-uh-lahy-tis ]
/ ˌpaɪ əˈlaɪ tɪs /
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noun Pathology.
inflammation of the pelvis or outlet of the kidney.
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Origin of pyelitis

From New Latin, dating back to 1835–45; see origin at pyelo-, -itis

OTHER WORDS FROM pyelitis

py·e·lit·ic [pahy-uh-lit-ik], /ˌpaɪ əˈlɪt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pyelitis

pyelitis
/ (ˌpaɪəˈlaɪtɪs) /

noun
inflammation of the pelvis of the kidneyCompare pyelonephritis

Derived forms of pyelitis

pyelitic (ˌpaɪəˈlɪtɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for pyelitis

pyelitis
[ pī′ə-lītĭs ]

n.
Acute inflammation of the pelvis of the kidney, caused by bacterial infection.

Other words from pyelitis

py′e•litic (-lĭtĭk) adj.
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