calor

noun
cal·​or | \ ˈkal-ˌȯ(ə)r How to pronounce calor (audio) \

Medical Definition of calor

: bodily heat that is a sign of inflammation

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“Calor.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/calor. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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