pyelonephritis(redirected from contagious bovine pyelonephritis)
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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.
(Pathology) inflammation of the kidney and renal pelvis. Compare pyelitis
py•e•lo•ne•phri•tis(ˌpaɪ ə loʊ nəˈfraɪ tɪs)
inflammation of the kidney and its pelvis, caused by a bacterial infection.
py`e•lo•ne•phrit′ic (-ˈfrɪt ɪk) adj.
Kidney infection caused by bacteria.
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|Noun||1.||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
n. pielonefritis, infl. del riñón y de la pelvis renal.