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Noun
The state of swelling caused by the congestion of blood vessels
“Infections with bacteria or viruses can give rise to acute inflammation of a joint.”
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Protuberant or abnormally distended
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(usually of a disease or condition) The act of being adversely affected
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The process of infecting or the state of being infected
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Stirring up
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A physical injury
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An acute or chronic inflammation of the skin, characterized by redness, itching, and the outbreak of oozing vesicular lesions which become encrusted and scaly
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A sudden outbreak of something, typically something unwelcome or noisy
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The state of being itchy
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The state of becoming worse or more serious
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An area of redness and spots on a person's skin, appearing especially as a result of illness
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