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[pahy-uh-loh-nuh-froh-sis, pahy-el-oh-] /ˌpaɪ ə loʊ nəˈfroʊ sɪs, paɪˌɛl oʊ-/
noun, Pathology
any disease of the kidney and its pelvis.
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  • 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)
Disease of the pelvis of the kidney.

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