Definition of perinephritis in English:

perinephritis

noun

Medicine
  • Inflammation of the connective tissue surrounding the kidney.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robley Dunglison (1798–1869), physician and medical writer. From peri- + nephritis.

Pronunciation

perinephritis

/ˌpɛrɪnɪˈfrʌɪtɪs/