pyelitis

noun
py·​eli·​tis | \ ˌpī-ə-ˈlī-təs How to pronounce pyelitis (audio) \

Definition of pyelitis

: inflammation of the lining of the renal pelvis

First Known Use of pyelitis

1839, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pyelitis

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“Pyelitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pyelitis. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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pyelitis

noun
py·​eli·​tis | \ ˌpī-ə-ˈlīt-əs How to pronounce pyelitis (audio) \

Medical Definition of pyelitis

: inflammation of the lining of the renal pelvis of a kidney

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