pyelo-


a combining form meaning “pelvis,” used in the formation of compound words: pyelogram.
Also especially before a vowel, pyel-.

Origin of pyelo-

< New Latin, combining form representing Greek pýelos basin, on the model of the NL use of Latin pelvis
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British Dictionary definitions for pyelo-

pyelo-

before a vowel pyel-


combining form

denoting the renal pelvispyelonephritis

Word Origin for pyelo-

from Greek puelos trough, pan; in the sense: pelvis
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Medicine definitions for pyelo-

pyelo-


pref.

Renal pelvis:pyeloplasty.
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