phlegmon


phleg·mon

noun \ˈfleg-ˌmän\

Definition of PHLEGMON

: a purulent inflammation and infiltration of connective tissue <an acute phlegmon of the tongue—R. L. Cecil & R. F. Loeb>—compare abscess

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