pyelonephritis

noun py·elo·ne·phri·tis \ ˌpī-(ə-)lō-ni-ˈfrī-təs \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of pyelonephritis

: inflammation of both the lining of the renal pelvis and the parenchyma of the kidney especially due to bacterial infection

pyelonephritic

play \ˌpī-(ə-)lō-ni-ˈfri-tik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of pyelonephritis

New Latin


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pyelonephritis

noun py·elo·ne·phri·tis \ ˌpī-(ə-)lō-ni-ˈfrīt-əs \

medical Definition of pyelonephritis

plural pyelonephritides play \-ˈfrit-ə-ˌdēz\
: inflammation of both the parenchyma of a kidney and the lining of its renal pelvis especially due to bacterial infection

pyelonephritic

play \-ˈfrit-ik\ adjective

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