pyel-, pyelo-

(Greek: renal pelvis; especially of the kidney; from "tub, vat, basin, and trough")

endopyelotomy
Surgery to correct a stenosed (constricted or narrowed) ureteropelvic (tube moving the urine from a kidney with each kidney having one ureter to the bladder located in the curved group of bones at the level of the hips) where they are joined together by cutting from inside with an instrument that is inserted through an endoscope.
pyelic
pyelitis
pyelocystitis
pyelogram
1. An x-ray study of the kidney especially showing the pelvis (urine-collecting basin) of the kidney and the ureter.
2. An x-ray of the urine-collecting part of the kidney.

The x-ray is taken after the introduction of a contrast medium either into the bloodstream or directly into the kidney in order to highlight the internal structures.

pyelography
Radiologic study of the kidney, ureters, and usually the bladder, performed with the aid of a contrast agent either injected intravenously, or directly through a ureteral or nephrostomy catheter or percutaneously.
pyelometer
pyelometry
pyelopathy
pyelophlebitis
Inflammation of the veins of the renal pelvis (area at the center of the kidney where urine collects and is funneled into the ureter).
pyeloplasty
pyeloscopy
Fluoroscopic observation of the pelvis and the calices (cuplike cavities) of the kidney following injection of a contrast medium through the ureter.
pyelostomy
pyelotomy
pyeloureteroplasty