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pyelitis

[pahy-uh-lahy-tis] /ˌpaɪ əˈlaɪ tɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
inflammation of the pelvis or outlet of the kidney.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; < New Latin; see pyelo-, -itis
Related forms
pyelitic
[pahy-uh-lit-ik] /ˌpaɪ əˈlɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pyelitis

pyelitis

/ˌpaɪəˈlaɪtɪs/
noun
1.
inflammation of the pelvis of the kidney Compare pyelonephritis
Derived Forms
pyelitic (ˌpaɪəˈlɪtɪk) adjective
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pyelitis in Medicine

pyelitis py·e·li·tis (pī'ə-lī'tĭs)
n.
Acute inflammation of the pelvis of the kidney, caused by bacterial infection.


py'e·lit'ic (-lĭt'ĭk) adj.
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