phlogistic

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adjective phlo·gis·tic \flō-ˈji-stik\

Definition of phlogistic

  1. 1 [Greek phlogistos] :  of or relating to inflammations and fevers

  2. 2 [New Latin phlogiston] :  of or relating to phlogiston

First Known Use of phlogistic

1732


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phlogistic

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adjective phlo·gis·tic \flō-ˈjis-tik\

Medical Definition of phlogistic

  1. :  of or relating to inflammations and fevers

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