How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"pyelo" is from "puelos" (basin or trough) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "kidney" or "pelvis" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|The pyelitis was always right sided with tenderness.|
|An intravenous pyelogram is an x-ray examination of the kidneys, ureters and urinary bladder.|