follow Dictionary.com

What is the X in X-mas?

pyelonephrosis

[pahy-uh-loh-nuh-froh-sis, pahy-el-oh-] /ˌpaɪ ə loʊ nəˈfroʊ sɪs, paɪˌɛl oʊ-/
noun, Pathology
1.
any disease of the kidney and its pelvis.
Origin
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for pyelonephrosis
  • Apparently he showed also bilateral pyelonephrosis and metastatic disease to iliac lymph nodes.
pyelonephrosis in Medicine

pyelonephrosis py·e·lo·ne·phro·sis (pī'ə-lō-nə-frō'sĭs)
n.
Disease of the pelvis of the kidney.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for pyelonephrosis

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for pyelonephrosis

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for pyelonephrosis