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flare

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intransitive verb \ˈfla(ə)r, ˈfle(ə)r\

Medical Definition of flare

flaredflar·ing

  1. :  to break out or intensify rapidly :  become suddenly worse or more painful—often used with up <your gallstones flare up—W. A. Nolen>




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flare

noun

Medical Definition of flare

  1. 1:  a sudden outburst or worsening of a disease <acute flares in rheumatoid arthritis—Emergency Medicine>—see flare-up

  2. 2:  an area of skin flush resulting from and spreading out from a local center of vascular dilation and hyperemia <urticarial flare>

  3. 3:  the presence of floating particles in the fluid of the anterior chamber of the eye—called also aqueous flare





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