Meaning of “inflamed” in the English Dictionary

"inflamed" in British English

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inflamedadjective

uk /ɪnˈfleɪmd/ us /ɪnˈfleɪmd/

(of a part of the body) red, painful, and swollen, especially because of infection:

an inflamed eye/toe
You should call the doctor if the area around the wound becomes inflamed.

(Definition of “inflamed” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"inflamed" in American English

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inflamedadjective

us /ɪnˈfleɪmd/

(of a part of the body) red, sore, and often swollen, esp. because of infection:

An inflamed tendon in his right shoulder kept him out of the game.
inflammation
noun [ C/U ] us /ˌɪn·fləˈmeɪ·ʃən/

[ C ] Tennis elbow is an inflammation of the ligaments below the elbow.

(Definition of “inflamed” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)