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