urinary tract infection(redirected from Bacterial cystitis)
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urinary tract infection[‚yu̇r·ə‚ner·ē ′trakt in‚fek·shən]
An inflammatory process occurring in the kidney, ureter, bladder, or adjacent structures that occurs when microorganisms (usually Escherichia coli) enter through the urethra.
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