HyperDic: inflammation

English > 4 senses of the word inflammation:
NOUNstateinflammation, redness, rubora response of body tissues to injury or irritation
stateinflammation, excitement, excitation, fervor, fervourthe state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
actinflammation, inflamingarousal / arousal to violent emotion
actinflammation, ignition, firing, lighting, kindlingthe act of setting something on fire
inflammation > pronunciation
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English > inflammation: 4 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat.
Synonymsredness, rubor
Part ofinflammatory diseaseA disease characterized by inflammation
Narroweradenitisinflammation of a gland or lymph node
alveolitisinflammation of the alveoli in the lungs caused by inhaling dust
alveolitis, dry socketinflammation in the socket of a tooth
angiitisinflammation of a blood vessel or lymph duct
aortitisinflammation of the aorta
appendicitisinflammation of the vermiform appendix
arteritisinflammation of an artery
balanitisinflammation of the head of the penis
balanoposthitisinflammation of both the head of the penis and the foreskin
blepharitisinflammation of the eyelids characterized by redness and swelling and dried crusts
bursitisinflammation of a bursa
carditisinflammation of the heart
catarrhinflammation of the nose and throat with increased production of mucus
cellulitisAn inflammation of body tissue (especially that below the skin) characterized by fever and swelling and redness and pain
cervicitisinflammation of the uterine cervix
cheilitisinflammation and cracking of the skin of the lips
cholangitisinflammation of the bile ducts
cholecystitisinflammation of the gall bladder
chorditisinflammation of the vocal cords
chorditisinflammation of the spermatic cord
colitis, inflammatory bowel diseaseinflammation of the colon
colpitisinflammation of the vagina
colpocystitisinflammation of the vagina and bladder
conjunctivitis, pinkeyeinflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye
corditisinflammation of the spermatic cord
costochondritisinflammation at the junction of a rib and its cartilage
dacryocystitisinflammation of the lacrimal sac causing obstruction of the tube draining tears into the nose
diverticulitisinflammation of a diverticulum in the digestive tract (especially the colon)
encephalitis, cephalitis, phrenitisinflammation of the brain usually caused by a virus
encephalomyelitisinflammation of the brain and spinal cord
endarteritisinflammation of the inner lining of an artery
endocervicitisinflammation of the mucous lining of the uterine cervix
enteritisinflammation of the intestine (especially the small intestine)
epicondylitisPainful inflammation of the muscles and soft tissues around an epicondyle
epididymitisPainful inflammation of the epididymis
epiglottitisinflammation of the epiglottis
episcleritisinflammation of the sclera of the eye
esophagitis, oesophagitisinflammation of the esophagus
fibromyositisLocal inflammation of muscle and connective tissue
fibrositisinflammation of white fibrous tissues (especially muscle sheaths)
folliculitisinflammation of a hair follicle
funiculitisinflammation of a funiculus (especially an inflammation of the spermatic cord)
gastritisinflammation of the lining of the stomach
glossitisinflammation of the tongue
hydrarthrosisinflammation and swelling of a movable joint because of excess synovial fluid
ileitisinflammation of the ileum
iridocyclitisinflammation of the iris and ciliary body of the eye
iridokeratitisinflammation of the iris and cornea of the eye
iritisinflammation of the iris
jejunitisinflammation of the jejunum of the small intestine
jejunoileitisinflammation of the jejunum and the ileum of the small intestine
keratitisinflammation of the cornea causing watery painful eyes and blurred vision
keratoconjunctivitisinflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva
keratoiritisinflammation of the cornea and the iris of the eye
keratoscleritisinflammation of the cornea and sclera of the eye
laminitis, founderinflammation of the laminated tissue that attaches the hoof to the foot of a horse
laryngitisinflammation of the mucous membrane of the larynx
laryngopharyngitisinflammation of the larynx and pharynx
laryngotracheobronchitisinflammation of the larynx and trachea and bronchial passageways
lymphadenitisinflammation of lymph nodes
lymphangitisinflammation of a lymph vessel
mastitisinflammation of a breast (or udder)
mastoiditisinflammation of the mastoid
metritis, endometritisinflammation of the lining of the uterus (of the endometrium)
myelitisinflammation of the spinal cord
myometritisinflammation of the myometrium
myositisinflammation of muscle tissue
neuritisinflammation of a nerve accompanied by pain and sometimes loss of function
oophoritisinflammation of one or both ovaries
orchitisinflammation of one or both testes
osteitisinflammation of a bone as a consequence of infection or trauma or degeneration
otitisinflammation of the ear
ovaritisinflammation of the ovaries
pancreatitisinflammation of the pancreas
parametritisinflammation of connective tissue adjacent to the uterus
parotitisinflammation of one or both parotid glands
peritonitis, peritoneal inflammationinflammation of the peritoneum
phalangitisinflammation of a finger or toe
phlebitisinflammation of a vein (usually in the legs)
pneumonitisinflammation of the lungs
posthitisinflammation of the foreskin of the penis
proctitisinflammation of the rectum
prostatitisinflammation of the prostate gland characterized by perineal pain and irregular urination and (if severe) chills and fever
rachitisinflammation of the vertebral column
radiculitisinflammation of the radicle of a nerve
retinitisinflammation of the retina
rhinitis, coryzaAn inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the nose (usually associated with nasal discharge)
salpingitisinflammation of a Fallopian tube (usually the result of infection spreading from the vagina or uterus) or of a Eustachian tube
scleritisinflammation of the sclera
shin splintsPainful inflammation of the muscles around the shins
sialadenitisinflammation of the salivary glands
sinusitisinflammation of one of the paranasal sinuses
splenitisinflammation of the spleen
spondylitisinflammation of a spinal joint
stomatitisinflammation of the mucous membrane of the mouth
synovitisinflammation of the synovial membrane that lines a synovial joint
tarsitisinflammation of the eyelid
tendinitis, tendonitis, tenonitisinflammation of a tendon
thyroiditisinflammation of the thyroid gland
tonsillitisinflammation of the tonsils (especially the palatine tonsils)
tracheitisinflammation of the trachea
tracheobronchitisCommon respiratory infection characterized by inflammation of the trachea and the bronchi
tympanitisinflammation of the inner ear
ulitisinflammation of the gums
ureteritisinflammation of the ureter
uveitisinflammation of the uvea of the eye
uvulitisinflammation of the uvula
vaginitisinflammation of the vagina (usually associated with candidiasis)
valvulitisinflammation of a valve (especially of a cardiac valve as a consequence of rheumatic fever)
vasculitisinflammation of a blood vessel
vasovesiculitisinflammation of the vas deferens and seminal vesicles
vesiculitisinflammation of a seminal vesicle (usually in conjunction with prostatitis)
vulvitisinflammation of the vulva
vulvovaginitisinflammation of the vulva and the vagina
Broadersymptom(medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
Spanishinflamación, rubor
Catalaninflamació, rubor
Verbsinflamebecome inflamed
inflamecause inflammation in
English > inflammation: 4 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe state of being emotionally aroused and worked up.
Example "he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation"
Synonymsexcitement, excitation, fervor, fervour
Attributesexcitingcreating or arousing excitement
unexcitingnot exciting
Narrowerfever pitchA state of extreme / extreme excitement
sensationA state of widespread public excitement and interest
Broaderemotional arousalThe arousal of strong emotions and emotional behavior
English > inflammation: 4 senses > noun 3, act
Meaningarousal / arousal to violent emotion.
Broaderarousal, rousingThe act of arousing
Verbsinflamearouse or excite feelings and passions
English > inflammation: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of setting something on fire.
Synonymsignition, firing, lighting, kindling
Broaderburning, combustionThe act of burning something
Spanishencendido, inflamación
Catalanencesa, inflamació
Verbsinflamecause to start burning
inflamecatch fire

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