phlogistic

adjective
phlo·​gis·​tic | \ flō-ˈji-stik How to pronounce phlogistic (audio) \

Definition of phlogistic

1 [Greek phlogistos] : of or relating to inflammations and fevers
2 [New Latin phlogiston] : of or relating to phlogiston

First Known Use of phlogistic

1732, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Phlogistic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phlogistic. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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phlogistic

adjective
phlo·​gis·​tic | \ flō-ˈjis-tik How to pronounce phlogistic (audio) \

Medical Definition of phlogistic

: of or relating to inflammations and fevers

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