phlegmon

noun
phleg·​mon | \ ˈfleg-ˌmän How to pronounce phlegmon (audio) \

Medical Definition of phlegmon

: a purulent inflammation and infiltration of connective tissue an acute phlegmon of the tongue— R. L. Cecil & R. F. Loeb — compare abscess

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“Phlegmon.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phlegmon. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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