variants: or pyelo-

Definition of pyel-

: renal pelvis pyelitis

History and Etymology for pyel-

New Latin, pelvis, from Greek pyelos basin; akin to Greek plynein to wash, plein to sail — more at flow

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“Pyel-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pyel-. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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