1. chronic pyelonephritis pyelonephritis that develops slowly and can lead to renal failure if untreated; often associated with a kidney stone or with narrowing of the urinary passageways
  2. chronic bronchitis a form of bronchitis characterized by excess production of sputum leading to a chronic cough and obstruction of air flow
  3. acute pyelonephritis pyelonephritis resulting from the spread of a bladder infection
  4. pyelonephritis inflammation of the kidney and its pelvis caused by bacterial infection
  5. chronic glossitis glossitis with atrophy of tongue tissue
  6. glomerulonephritis nephritis marked by inflammation of the glomeruli of the kidney; characterized by decreased production of urine and by the presence of blood and protein in the urine and by edema
  7. chronic gastritis persistent gastritis can be a symptom of a gastric ulcer or pernicious anemia or stomach cancer or other disorders
  8. regional enteritis a serious chronic and progressive inflammation of the ileum producing frequent bouts of diarrhea with abdominal pain and nausea and fever and weight loss
  9. Chronoperates a reptile genus of Therapsida
  10. Cornell University a university in Ithaca, New York
  11. multiple neuritis inflammation of many or all of the peripheral nerves
  12. chronicler someone who writes chronicles
  13. diachronic linguistics the study of linguistic change
  14. nongonococcal urethritis sexually transmitted urethritis
  15. costochondritis inflammation at the junction of a rib and its cartilage
  16. chronic wasting disease a wildlife disease that affects deer and elk
  17. Aaron Copland United States composer who developed a distinctly American music (1900-1990)
  18. orange peel fungus a discomycete with bright orange cup-shaped or saucer-shaped fruiting bodies and pale orange exteriors
  19. polyneuritis inflammation of many or all of the peripheral nerves
  20. chronic renal failure renal failure that can result from a variety of systemic disorders