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Medical Dictionary


noun py·le·phle·bi·tis \ˌpī-lə-fli-ˈbīt-əs\
plural py·le·phle·bit·i·des \-ˈbit-ə-ˌdēz\

Medical Definition of PYLEPHLEBITIS

:  inflammation of the renal portal vein usually secondary to intestinal disease and with suppuration


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