noun. inflammation of the kidney and its pelvis caused by bacterial infection.
- acute pyelonephritis
- urinary tract infection
- nephritis (English)
- -itis (English)
- pyelo- (English)
adjective. ['ˈkrɑːnɪk'] being long-lasting and recurrent or characterized by long suffering.
adjective. ['ˈkrɑːnɪk'] habitual.
adjective. ['ˈkrɑːnɪk'] of long duration.