Pyelonephritis

Pyelonephritis s (from Greek πήληξ – pyelum, meaning `renal pelvis`, νεφρός – nephros, meaning `kidney`, and -itis, meaning `inflammation`) is an inflammation of the renal parenchyma, calyces, and pelvis. It is commonly caused by bacterial infection that has spread up the urinary tract or travelled through the bloodstream to t...
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pyelonephritis

<nephrology> Inflammation of the kidney and its pelvis, beginning in the interstitium and rapidly extending to involve the tubules, glomeruli and blood vessels, due to bacterial infection. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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pyelonephritis

(pi″ә-lo-nә-fri´tis) inflammation of the kidney and renal pelvis; see also pyelitis and nephritis.
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pyelonephritis

(pyelo- + Gr. nephros kidney + -itis) inflammation of the kidney and its pelvis, beginning in the interstitium and rapidly extending to involve the tubules, glomeruli, and blood vessels; due to bacterial infection.
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pyelonephritis

noun inflammation of the kidney and its pelvis caused by bacterial infection
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pyelonephritis

A bacterial infection of the kidneys.
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Pyelonephritis

An infection of the kidneys.
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Pyelonephritis

An infection of the kidneys.
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pyelonephritis

Any infection of the kidney involving as well the renal pelvis.
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pyelonephritis

infection and inflammation of the kidney tissue and the renal pelvis (the cavity formed by the expansion of the upper end of the ureter, the tube ... [4 related articles]
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Pyelonephritis

Inflammation of the kidney, usually as a result of bacterial infection
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Pyelonephritis

inflammation of the kidney, usually due to a bacterial infection
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Pyelonephritis

Inflammation of the kidneys.
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Pyelonephritis

obstruction and infection of the kidney resulting in pus formation. A kidney stone is the usual cause of the obstruction, and the kidney becomes distended by pus and destroyed by the inflammation, which extends into the kidney substance itself and sometimes into the surrounding tissues.
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Pyelonephritis

Pyelonephritis: Bacterial infection of the kidney. Pyelonephritis can be acute (sudden) or chronic (slow, subtle, and stubborn). It is most often due to the ascent of bacteria from the bladder up the ureters to infect the kidneys. The symptoms of pyelonephritis include flank (side) pain, fever, shaking chills, sometimes foul-smelling urine, urgency...
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pyelonephritis

pyelonephritis: see nephritis.
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Pyelonephritis

Serious kidney infection.
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Pyelonephritis

Serious kidney infection.
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pyelonephritis

Type: Term Pronunciation: pī′ĕ-lō-ne-frī′tis Definitions: 1. Inflammation of the renal parenchyma, calyces, and pelvis, particularly due to local bacterial infection.
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pyelonephritis

[n] - inflammation of the kidney and its pelvis caused by bacterial infection
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