- inflammation of the pelvis or outlet of the kidney.
Origin of pyelitis
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The kidneys were large, but no abscesses or pyelitis were present.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900
George Henry Makins
Pyelitis of the renal pelvis is not seldom met in pregnancy.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation
Pyelitis, pī-e-lī′tis, n. inflammation of the pelvis of the kidney—also Endonephritis.
Pyelitis, tuberculosis, and latent otitis media occur with nervous children as with others and must not be overlooked.The Nervous Child
Hector Charles Cameron
- inflammation of the pelvis of the kidneyCompare pyelonephritis
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- Acute inflammation of the pelvis of the kidney, caused by bacterial infection.
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