pylephlebitis

noun
py·​le·​phle·​bi·​tis | \ˌpī-lə-fli-ˈbīt-əs \
plural pylephlebitides\-​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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