pyelonephritis

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py·e·lo·ne·phri·tis

 (pī′ə-lō-nĭ-frī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the kidney and its pelvis, caused by bacterial infection.

[Greek puelos, basin; see pyelitis + nephritis.]

py′e·lo·ne·phrit′ic (-frĭt′ĭk) adj.

pyelonephritis

(ˌpaɪələʊnɪˈfraɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the kidney and renal pelvis. Compare pyelitis

py•e•lo•ne•phri•tis

(ˌpaɪ ə loʊ nəˈfraɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the kidney and its pelvis, caused by a bacterial infection.
[1865–70]
py`e•lo•ne•phrit′ic (-ˈfrɪt ɪk) adj.

pyelonephritis

Kidney infection caused by bacteria.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pyelonephritis - inflammation of the kidney and its pelvis caused by bacterial infection
urinary tract infection - any infection of any of the organs of the urinary tract
acute pyelonephritis - pyelonephritis resulting from the spread of a bladder infection
chronic pyelonephritis - pyelonephritis that develops slowly and can lead to renal failure if untreated; often associated with a kidney stone or with narrowing of the urinary passageways
Translations

py·e·lo·ne·phri·tis

n. pielonefritis, infl. del riñón y de la pelvis renal.

pyelonephritis

n pielonefritis f
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