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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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. inflammation of the renal pelvis

Etymologies

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)

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