Simple Definition of inflammation
: a condition in which a part of your body becomes red, swollen, and painful
Full Definition of inflammation
Examples of inflammation in a sentence
The drug is used to reduce inflammation.
inflammations of the throat and ears
First Known Use of inflammation
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INFLAMMATION Defined for Kids
Definition of inflammation for Students
: a bodily response to injury or disease in which heat, redness, and swelling are present
Medical Definition of inflammation
: a local response to cellular injury that is marked by capillary dilatation, leukocytic infiltration, redness, heat, pain, swelling, and often loss of function and that serves as a mechanism initiating the elimination of noxious agents and of damaged tissue
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