pyelonephrosis

pyelonephrosis

 [pi″ĕ-lo-nĕ-fro´sis]
any disease of the kidney and renal pelvis.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

py·e·lo·ne·phro·sis

(pī'ĕ-lō-ne-frō'sis),
Obsolete term for any disease of the pelvis of the kidney.
[pyelo- + G. nephros, kidney, + -osis, condition]
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