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Medical Term:

pyonephrosis

Pronunciation: pi'o-ne-fro'sis

Definition: Distention of the pelvis and calices of the kidney with pus, usually associated with obstruction.

Synonym(s): nephropyosis

[pyo- + G. nephros, kidney, + -osis, condition]

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