Definition of inflammatory in English:


Line breaks: in|flam¦ma|tory
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈflamət(ə)ri


  • 1Relating to or causing inflammation of a part of the body: inflammatory cells inflammatory diseases
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    • Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease are idiopathic inflammatory disorders of unknown aetiology.
    • Fistulae may result from localized infection or indicate inflammatory bowel disease.
    • Lupus is a chronic inflammatory disease in which your immune system attacks some of your own cells.
    causing inflammation, causing swelling; irritant
    technical erythrogenic

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