inflammatory definition

  • adjective:
    • Arousing enthusiasm or strong emotion, especially anger, belligerence, or desire.
    • classified or brought on by swelling.
    • maintaining inflame or provoke somebody.
    • Causing or caused by infection.
    • maintaining inflame, kindle, or irritate.
    • looking after stimulate fury, animosity, tumult, or sedition; seditious.
    • Accompanied with, or maintaining trigger, preternatural temperature and pleasure of arterial activity.
    • characterized or caused by inflammation
    • arousing to action or rebellion
  • noun:
    • Any product that triggers inflammation
  • others:
    • Tending to inflame, or even to stimulate or create swelling: as, inflammatory drugs.
    • regarding the nature of, or accompanied or brought on by, the morbid problem called inflammation: since, inflammatory rheumatism.
    • Of, related to, or indicative of infection, or an inflamed condition: because, inflammatory signs.
    • looking after stimulate enthusiasm, desire, etc.; of a nature to rouse fury, animosity, tumult, sedition, etc.: as, an inflammatory harangue.

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