from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Acute inflammation of the pelvis of the kidney, caused by bacterial infection.
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- n. pyelonephritis
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Inflammation of the pelvis of the kidney.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Inflammation of the pelvis of the kidney. Also called endonephritis.
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- n. inflammation of the renal pelvis
New Latin pyelītis : Greek puelos, basin; see pleu- in Indo-European roots + -itis.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
pyel- + -itis (Wiktionary)