pyelitis

[pahy-uh-lahy-tis]
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noun Pathology.

inflammation of the pelvis or outlet of the kidney.

Nearby words

  1. pydna,
  2. pye,
  3. pye-dog,
  4. pyelectasis,
  5. pyelitic,
  6. pyelo-,
  7. pyelocaliceal,
  8. pyelocaliectasis,
  9. pyelocystitis,
  10. pyelofluoroscopy

Origin of pyelitis

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

Related formspy·e·lit·ic [pahy-uh-lit-ik] /ˌpaɪ əˈlɪt ɪk/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for pyelitis

pyelitis

noun

inflammation of the pelvis of the kidneyCompare pyelonephritis
Derived Formspyelitic (ˌpaɪəˈlɪtɪk), adjective

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Medicine definitions for pyelitis

pyelitis

[pī′ə-lītĭs]

n.

Acute inflammation of the pelvis of the kidney, caused by bacterial infection.
Related formspy′e•litic (-lĭtĭk) adj.


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