Pyelonephritis Definition

pīə-lō-nĭ-frītĭs
noun
Infection of one or both kidneys, usually involving both the pelvis and the functional tissue.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Pyelonephritis

Noun

Singular:
pyelonephritis
Plural:
pyelonephritides

Origin of Pyelonephritis

  • Greek puelos basin pyelitis nephritis

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

  • pyelo- +"Ž nephritis

    From Wiktionary

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