[pahy-uh-log-ruh-fee] /ˌpaɪ əˈlɒg rə fi/
the science or technique of making photographs of the kidneys, renal pelves, and ureters by means of x-rays, after the injection of an opaque solution or of a radiopaque dye.
(med) the branch of radiology concerned with examination of the kidney and associated structures by means of an X-ray picture called a pyelogram ˈpaɪələʊˌɡræm Also called urography
pyelography py·e·log·ra·phy (pī’ə-lŏg’rə-fē)
X-ray photography of the pelvis of the kidney and associated structures after injection with a radiopaque dye. Also called pyeloureterography, ureteropyelography.
pyelolithotomy py·e·lo·li·thot·o·my (pī’ə-lō-lĭ-thŏt’ə-mē) n. See pelvilithotomy.
[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. pyelonephrosis py·e·lo·ne·phro·sis (pī’ə-lō-nə-frō’sĭs) n. Disease of the pelvis of the kidney.
pyeloplasty py·e·lo·plas·ty (pī’ə-lə-plās’tē) n. Plastic or reconstructive surgery of the pelvis of the kidney to correct an obstruction.
pyeloplication py·e·lo·pli·ca·tion (pī’ə-lō-plĭ-kā’shən) n. A surgical procedure of taking tucks in the wall of the renal pelvis, formerly performed to treat hydronephrosis.
pyeloscopy py·e·los·co·py (pī’ə-lŏs’kə-pē) n. Fluoroscopic observation of the pelvis and the calices of the kidney following injection of a contrast medium through the ureter.