Perinephritis Per`i*ne*phri"tis, n. [NL. See {Peri-}, and {Nephritis}.] (Med.) Inflammation of the cellular tissue around the kidney. -- {Per`i*ne*phrit"ic}, a. [1913 Webster]

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  • perinephritic — peri·ne·phrit·ic ni frit ik adj of, relating to, or affected with perinephritis …   Medical dictionary

  • perinephritic — peri·nephritic …   English syllables

  • perinephritic — “+ adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary perinephrit (from New Latin perinephritis) + ic : perinephric; also : of or affected with perinephritis …   Useful english dictionary

  • perinephritis — Inflammation of perinephric tissue. * * * peri·ne·phri·tis ni frīt əs n, pl phrit·i·des frit ə .dēz inflammation of the tissues surrounding the kidney * * * n. inflammation of the tissues around the kidney. This is usually due to spread of… …   Medical dictionary

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