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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Inflammation of the kidney and its pelvis, caused by bacterial infection.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An ascending urinary tract infection that has reached the pelvis of the kidney.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Inflammation of the kidney and the renal pelvis.

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

  • n. inflammation of the kidney and its pelvis caused by bacterial infection


New Latin pyelonephrītis : Greek puelos, basin; see pyelitis + nephritis.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
pyelo- +‎ nephritis (Wiktionary)


  • Infection involving mainly the kidney is called pyelonephritis, or an upper urinary tract infection.


  • You could have pyelonephritis which is the inflammation of the renal pelvis and renal medulla

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  • I saw a woman today in follow up who had been to the ER for a pyelonephritis and told, "Why didn't you come in sooner?" who'd had a respiratory infection preceding the UTI.

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  • These symptoms suggest that infection has spread to the kidneys, resulting in pyelonephritis, a serious problem that requires medical treatment.


  • Severe upper urinary tract infections: pyelonephritis.

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  • Moreover, scars after pyelonephritis are small, infrequent,2 and are probably clinically inconsequential.

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