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Noun
A localized physical condition in which part of the body becomes reddened, swollen, hot, and often painful, especially as a reaction to injury or infection
“The development of methods for analyzing inflammation in small airways would be a quantum leap forward.”
Noun
(usually of a disease or condition) The act of being adversely affected
Noun
The state of being swollen
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A cavity caused by tissue destruction, usually because of infection, filled with pus and surrounded by inflamed tissue
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Sensitivity
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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
Noun
The state of being itchy
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Stirring up
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Physical pain or injury
Noun
A sudden outbreak of something, typically something unwelcome or noisy
Noun
A compact mass of a substance, especially one without a definite or regular shape
Noun
The state of becoming worse or more serious; exacerbation
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