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English definition of “inflammation”

inflammation

noun [C or U]     /ˌɪn.fləˈmeɪ.ʃən/
a red, painful, and often swollen area in or on a part of your body: Aspirin reduces pain and inflammation. an inflammation of the eye/toe/earSwellings and lumps
(Definition of inflammation noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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