inflammation of a kidney pelvis
Origin of pyelitisModern Latin ; from Classical Greek pyelos, basin (akin to plynein, to wash ; from Indo-European base an unverified form pleu- from source flow) + -itis
Acute inflammation of the pelvis of the kidney, caused by bacterial infection.
Origin of pyelitisGreek puelos, basin; see pleu- in Indo-European roots + –itis.
(countable and uncountable, plural pyelitides)
pyel- +"Ž -itis