phlogistic

adjective phlo·gis·tic \ flō-ˈji-stik \

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

adjective phlo·gis·tic \ flō-ˈjis-tik \

medical Definition of phlogistic

: of or relating to inflammations and fevers

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