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Acute inflammation of the pelvis of the kidney, caused by bacterial infection.

[Greek puelos, basin; see pleu- in Indo-European roots + -itis.]

py′e·lit′ic (-lĭt′ĭk) adj.
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(Pathology) inflammation of the pelvis of the kidney. Compare pyelonephritis
pyelitic adj
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(ˌpaɪ əˈlaɪ tɪs)

inflammation of the renal pelvis.
[1835–45; < New Latin; see pyelo-, -itis]
py`e•lit′ic (-ˈlɪt ɪk) adj.
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Noun1.pyelitis - inflammation of the renal pelvis
inflammatory disease - a disease characterized by inflammation
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