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inflammation

in·flam·ma·tion

inflammation

pronunciation:
In fl meI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or an instance of being inflamed.
definition 2: a localized reaction of tissue to illness or injury, marked by heat, redness, swelling, and painful sensitivity to pressure.
similar words:
rash
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  first aid, injury