Pyelonephritis meaning

pīə-lō-nĭ-frītĭs
Inflammation of the kidney and its pelvis, caused by bacterial infection.
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Infection of one or both kidneys, usually involving both the pelvis and the functional tissue.
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Inflammation of the kidney and its pelvis, caused by bacterial infection.
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(medicine) An ascending urinary tract infection that has reached the pelvis of the kidney.
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Origin of pyelonephritis

  • Greek puelos basin pyelitis nephritis

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • pyelo- +"Ž nephritis

    From Wiktionary