Definition of noninflammatory in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌnäninˈflaməˌtôrē/

Entry from US English dictionary


1 Medicine Not accompanied by or associated with inflammation: noninflammatory acne
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  • Tumors and solid organs enlarged by noninflammatory processes are often not tender at all, or only slightly so.
  • In the noninflammatory form, no evidence of inflammation, including infection-fighting cells, is present.
  • Morning stiffness and a history of swelling suggest an inflammatory process but also are characteristic of fibromyalgia, a noninflammatory condition.
1.1Not controversial or contentious: a noninflammatory report
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  • On Friday, the UN chief weapons inspector again emerged with a balanced, noninflammatory report that was immediately politicized beyond recognition by the White House spin doctors.
  • The terms need to be (A) precise, (B) instantly comprehensible, (C) not legalese, and (D) as unjudgmental, noninflammatory, and unloaded as possible.

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Syllabification: non·in·flam·ma·to·ry

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