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Definition of Inflammation

Inflammation

  1. The act of inflaming, kindling, or setting on fire; also, the state of being inflamed.
  2. A morbid condition of any part of the body, consisting in congestion of the blood vessels, with obstruction of the blood current, and growth of morbid tissue. It is manifested outwardly by redness and swelling, attended with heat and pain.
  3. Violent excitement; heat; passion; animosity; turbulence; as, an inflammation of the mind, of the body politic, or of parties.

Inflammation Translations

inflammation in Dutch is ontsteking
inflammation in French is inflammation
inflammation in Norwegian is betennelse
inflammation in Swedish is inflammation
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