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Pronunciation: sis'to-pi'el-o-nef-ri'tis

Definition: Inflammation of the bladder, the pelvis of the kidney, and the kidney parenchyma.

[cysto- + G. pyelos, trough (pelvis), + nephros, kidney, + -itis, inflammation]

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