cystopyelonephritis

noun
cys·​to·​py·​elo·​ne·​phri·​tis | \ -ˌpī-(ə-)lō-ni-ˈfrīt-əs How to pronounce cystopyelonephritis (audio) \
plural cystopyelonephritides\ -​ˈfrit-​ə-​ˌdēz How to pronounce cystopyelonephritides (audio) \ also cystopyelonephritises\ -​ˈfrīt-​ə-​səz How to pronounce cystopyelonephritises (audio) \

Medical Definition of cystopyelonephritis

: inflammation of the urinary bladder and of the cortex and pelvis of one or both kidneys

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“Cystopyelonephritis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cystopyelonephritis. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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