[in-flam-uh-buh l] /ɪnˈflæm ə bəl/
capable of being set on fire; combustible; flammable.
easily aroused or excited, as to passion or anger; irascible:
an inflammable disposition.
liable to catch fire; flammable
readily aroused to anger or passion
something that is liable to catch fire
early 15c., in medicine, “liable to inflammation,” from Middle French inflammable and directly from Medieval Latin inflammabilis, from Latin inflammare (see inflame). As “able to be set alight,” c.1600. Related: Inflammability.
[in-fluh-mey-shuh n] /ˌɪn fləˈmeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. Pathology. redness, swelling, pain, tenderness, heat, and disturbed function of an area of the body, especially as a reaction of tissues to injurious agents. 2. the act or fact of . 3. the state of being . /ˌɪnfləˈmeɪʃən/ noun 1. the reaction of living tissue to injury or […]
[in-flam-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ɪnˈflæm əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/ adjective 1. tending to arouse anger, hostility, passion, etc.: inflammatory speeches. 2. Pathology. of or caused by . /ɪnˈflæmətərɪ; -trɪ/ adjective 1. characterized by or caused by inflammation 2. tending to arouse violence, strong emotion, etc adj. 1680s (n.), from Latin inflammat-, past participle stem of inflammare (see […]
noun 1. any intestinal inflammatory disease, especially Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, of unknown cause. Abbreviation: IBD. inflammatory bowel disease n. Abbr. IBD Any of several incurable and debilitating diseases of the gastrointestinal tract characterized by inflammation and obstruction of parts of the intestine. inflammatory bowel disease (ĭn-flām’ə-tôr’ē) Any of several chronic disorders of the […]
- Inflammatory carcinoma
inflammatory carcinoma n. Carcinoma of the breast that causes edema, hyperemia, tenderness, and rapid enlargement of the breast.