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  • n. inflammation of external parts of the body; erysipelatous inflammation

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Inflammation of external parts of the body; erysipelatous inflammation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In medicine, inflammation.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek burning heat.

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