phlegmon phleg·mon (flěg’mŏn’)
Acute suppurative inflammation affecting the subcutaneous connective tissue.
phleg’mon·ous (-mə-nəs) adj.
- Phlegmonous abscess
phlegmonous abscess n. An abscess characterized by an intense local inflammatory reaction that produces hardening and thickening of the affected area.
- Phlegmonous gastritis
phlegmonous gastritis n. Gastritis marked by severe inflammation, chiefly of the submucous coat, with purulent infiltration of the stomach wall.
- Phlegmonous mastitis
phlegmonous mastitis n. Abscess or cellulitis of the breast.
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