phleg·​mon ˈfleg-ˌmän How to pronounce phlegmon (audio)
: a purulent inflammation and infiltration of connective tissue
an acute phlegmon of the tongueR. L. Cecil & R. F. Loeb
compare abscess

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“Phlegmon.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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