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[pahy-uh-lahy-tis] /ˌpaɪ əˈlaɪ tɪs/

noun, Pathology.
inflammation of the pelvis or outlet of the kidney.
inflammation of the pelvis of the kidney Compare pyelonephritis

pyelitis py·e·li·tis (pī’ə-lī’tĭs)
Acute inflammation of the pelvis of the kidney, caused by bacterial infection.
py’e·lit’ic (-lĭt’ĭk) adj.


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